Cheap train tickets from Lancaster to Newark

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How much are train tickets from Lancaster to Newark?

Lowest Price$50.00
Fastest2h 19m
Daily Schedules34
train companies3
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How much does a train ticket from Lancaster to Newark cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Lancaster to Newark were $80.29.

The best way to find cheap deals on train tickets from Lancaster to Newark is by booking earlier as most train companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $37.49 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the train ride from Lancaster to Newark?

The distance between Lancaster and Newark is approximately 122.24 miles, or 196.68 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 19 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What's the best day to take the train from Lancaster to Newark?

If you want to avoid a crowded train, Monday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Lancaster to Newark.

In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Tuesday. If you are planning to book travel for Tuesday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.

Which train should you take from Lancaster to Newark?

Typically there are 34 scheduled trains per day. 3 train companies serve the route from Lancaster to Newark.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Amtrak has the most regularly scheduled departures from Lancaster to Newark, with an average of 23 trips per day and 480 monthly trips.

Of the 34 trips there are 10 trips that are direct connections to Newark.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Lancaster to Newark

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Lancaster to Newark start from $50.00, and on average cost $99.73. Daily there are 23 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in Lancaster leaves from 53 E Mcgovern Ave, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station.

From Lancaster to Newark train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 19 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $105.18 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 30m
Avg. Price
$99.73

Amtrak Keystone Service

Amtrak Keystone Service train tickets from Lancaster to Newark start from $50.00, and on average cost $62.72. Daily there are 9 Amtrak Keystone Service schedules to Newark. Amtrak Keystone Service in Lancaster leaves from 53 E Mcgovern Ave, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station.

From Lancaster to Newark train travel on Amtrak Keystone Service takes 2 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Keystone Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 19 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Keystone Service offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $77.01 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

Restroom
WiFi
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 33m
Avg. Price
$62.72

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Lancaster to Newark start from $50.00, and on average cost $67.14. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Newark. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Lancaster leaves from 53 E Mcgovern Ave, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Lancaster to Newark train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 2 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 19 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $76.91 for a one-way weekend reservation from Lancaster.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 52m
Avg. Price
$67.14

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Lancaster on their way to Newark. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Lancaster are:
  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Newark. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Newark:
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport