Cheap Lancaster to Altoona  train tickets

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Lowest Price$32.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Lancaster to Altoona ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Lancaster to Altoona is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Lancaster to Altoona was $36.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $8.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Lancaster to Altoona ? How far is Lancaster to Altoona ?

The distance between Lancaster to Altoona is 115.09 miles or 185.17 km. A train trip from Lancaster to Altoona typically takes 4 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Altoona faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Pennsylvanian. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 17 minutes to get from Lancaster to Altoona.

Going from Lancaster to Altoona by train takes over 4 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Lancaster to Altoona are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Lancaster to Altoona

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Altoona. On the route to Altoona 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Lancaster to Altoona, usually offering 2 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Altoona with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Lancaster to Altoona is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Lancaster to Altoona start from $38.00, and on average cost $48.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Altoona. Amtrak in Lancaster leaves from 53 E Mcgovern Ave, And in Altoona trains arrive at 1231 11th Ave,

From Lancaster to Altoona train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Altoona faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 17 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $49.00 for a one-way train ticket to Altoona.

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Avg. Time
4h 56m
Avg. Price
$48.00

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Lancaster to Altoona start from $32.00, and on average cost $39.33. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Altoona. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Lancaster leaves from 53 E Mcgovern Ave, And in Altoona trains arrive at 1231 11th Ave,

From Lancaster to Altoona train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 3 hours and 17 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Altoona on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $40.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Lancaster.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 17m
Avg. Price
$39.33
There is one train station from which trains depart Lancaster on their way to Altoona. The busiest departure station in Lancaster serving this route is 53 E Mcgovern Ave.
  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Altoona from Lancaster., The busiest departure station in Lancaster serving this route is 1231 11th Ave.
  • 1231 11th Ave