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Compare train tickets from Lancaster to Philadelphia

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Lancaster, PA to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$21.00
Fastest Train1h 3m
Trains Per Day9
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Lancaster to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10MayJun

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Lancaster to Philadelphia
4.9
Based on 10 reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Keystone Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.4
Value
3.8
Condition
4.8
Elaine
5.0
January 27, 2020Vacation
Pros
So easy to connect with plane in Philadelphia
Christa
5.0
November 1, 2019Visiting family
Pros
That it was on time and fast
Cons
Nothing
Arlene
5.0
October 15, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I was where I could put my luggage in front of me so that was a plus
Mary
5.0
September 8, 2019Visiting family
Cons
It was delightful.
Lewis
4.0
June 28, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Able to change train times

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.5
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Lancaster to Philadelphia?

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, $21.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Lancaster to Philadelphia.

How long is the train journey from Lancaster to Philadelphia?

The distance between Lancaster and Philadelphia is approximately 61 miles, or 98 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 3 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Lancaster to Philadelphia 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 Lancaster at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Philadelphia?

There are 9 scheduled trains on most days. 9 of these are direct connections to Philadelphia. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Philadelphia to Lancaster. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Lancaster to Philadelphia for $20.00.

What train services are there from Lancaster to Philadelphia?

2 train services operate from Lancaster to Philadelphia. Amtrak Keystone Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 8 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Keystone Service81h 11m$21.00
Amtrak Pennsylvanian11h 19m$21.00

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

There is one train station in Lancaster:

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia has one train station:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

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