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How much are train tickets from State College to Lancaster?

Lowest Price$38.00
Fastest Train2h 58m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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State College-Lancaster Train Schedule

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for State College to Lancaster
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Melanie
5.0
November 1, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I liked visiting my friend.
Cons
I did not like how much the times were able to change without explanation.
Tips
Don’t bring a lot because the bus gets packed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from State College to Lancaster 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 State College to Lancaster?

While the train is the main method of transportation from State College to Lancaster, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How do you find cheap train tickets from State College to Lancaster?

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, $38.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from State College to Lancaster.

How long is the train journey from State College to Lancaster?

The distance between State College and Lancaster is approximately 97 miles, or 156 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 58 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 State College to Lancaster are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Saturday 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 State College at 2:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 State College to Lancaster?

Trains leave the station in State College twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

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

What train services are there from State College to Lancaster?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects State College to Lancaster. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak23h 23m$38.00

Where is the train station in State College?

There is one train station in State College:

  • Bus Terminal - 152 N Atherton St

Where is the train station in Lancaster?

Lancaster has one train station:

  • 53 E Mcgovern Ave

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