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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Lancaster, PA to New York?

Lowest Price$47.00
Fastest Train2h 54m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Lancaster to New York

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30MayJun

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Lancaster to New York
4.6
Based on 7 reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Keystone Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 83 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.8
Staff
4.3
Value
3.2
Condition
3.8
Haydee
5.0
February 21, 2020Visiting family
Pros
It was a very confortable ride, easy and got t NYC on time.
Cons
It was great
Tips
I would recommended to everyone anytime.
Kevin
4.0
October 11, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I love the ease of ticketing and boarding!
Cons
The train interior isn't always super clean, and is a little dated. The legroom was kind of cramped.
Phuong Nguyen
4.0
August 4, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It is easy to get to the gate and I don’t have to drive 3hours and 30 min to the destination
Cons
The WiFi not in good reception but no WiFi from NYC to Lancaster PA And there are no food and beverages or a vending machine on the train
Tips
Good recommend for friends
Mary
5.0
July 11, 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was ok.

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
2.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Diane
4.0
August 2, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The station and staff and Lancaster were impeccable and attentive.
Cons
Train staff was very curt and gruff. Full train made sitting together impossible. Ideally, would like a truly reserved seat, rather than open seating.
Tips
If boarding in Lancaster, let them know that trains are heavily booked but seats open up at the Philadelphia 30th St. Station.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Lancaster to New York?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $63.62 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Lancaster to New York.

How long is the train journey from Lancaster to New York?

The distance between Lancaster and New York is approximately 130 miles, or 209 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 54 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Lancaster to New York are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Monday 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 Lancaster at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Lancaster to New York?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Lancaster to New York. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Lancaster. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Lancaster to New York for $30.00.

What train services are there from Lancaster to New York?

2 train services operate from Lancaster to New York. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak53h 38m$69.59
Amtrak Pennsylvanian13h 10m$49.34

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

There is one train station in Lancaster:

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

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