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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Downingtown to Lancaster?

Lowest Price$12.00
Fastest Train0h 32m
Trains Per Day9
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Downingtown to Lancaster right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Downingtown to Lancaster?

In the last month, $12.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Downingtown, PA to Lancaster, PA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Downingtown to Lancaster?

The distance between Downingtown and Lancaster is approximately 32 miles, or 51 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 32 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Lancaster.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Downingtown to Lancaster are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Downingtown at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Downingtown to Lancaster?

There are 9 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Downingtown to Lancaster.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Lancaster to Downingtown.

Which train should you take from Downingtown to Lancaster?

Amtrak Keystone Service is the one and only train line which connects Downingtown, Pennsylvania to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. However, there are 9 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Keystone Service90h 36m$12.03

Where is the train station in Downingtown?

There is one train station in Downingtown:

  • West Lancaster Ave and Stuart Ave

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

Lancaster has one train station:

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

Price trends for trains from Downingtown to Lancaster

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5AugSep

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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