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Lancaster-Altoona Train Schedule
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|Fastest Train||3h 17m|
|Trains Per Day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Lancaster to Altoona 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Lancaster to Altoona?
What is the price of a train ticket from Lancaster to Altoona?
In the last month, $32.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Lancaster, PA to Altoona, PA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $14.69 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Lancaster to Altoona?
The distance between Lancaster and Altoona is approximately 115 miles, or 185 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 17 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Lancaster to Altoona are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. 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 Lancaster to Altoona?
There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Lancaster to Altoona. 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 Altoona to Lancaster.
Which train should you take from Lancaster to Altoona?
Where is the train station in Lancaster?
There is one train station in Lancaster:
- 53 E Mcgovern Ave
Where is the train station in Altoona?
Altoona has one train station:
- 1231 11th Ave
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