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Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ by train

The journey from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ by train is 122.31 mi and takes 3 hr 26 min. There are 15 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:35 AM and the last at 9:48 PM. It is possible to travel from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ by train for as little as $38.14 or as much as $137.62. The best price for this journey is $38.14.

Lowest Price$38.14
Journey Duration3 hr 26 min
Connection per Day15
Lowest Price$38.14
Highest Price$137.62
First Departure5:35 AM
Last Departure9:48 PM
Distance122.31 mi
DepartureLancaster, PA
ArrivalNewark, NJ
CarriersAmtrak

Traveling from Lancaster, PA, to Newark, NJ

The train from Lancaster, PA, to Newark, NJ, lasts on average 3 hr 26 min. Around 15 trains depart a day between Lancaster, PA, and Newark, NJ, the average price is $73.02 and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $38.14.

Amtrak, the largest passenger railroad service in the U.S., provides direct train connections between Lancaster and Newark through its regional Keystone service.

Keystone service is a regional line that connects Harrisburg, PA, with New York City, serving as a main corridor between Pennsylvania and New York. It is also a great way to go beyond Philadelphia and discover what else there is to see in Pennsylvania, the state of great American heritage. All Keystone Service trains have free WI-Fi and the possibility to take a bicycle up to 50 lbs.

The ticket prices may vary depending on how early you book, so securing them at your earliest convenience is recommended. 

Children 2-12 travel at a lower fare on all Amtrak trains. All children under two travel free on Amtrak trains between Lancaster and Newark.

Lancaster train station is located at 53 McGovern Avenue. It provides parking facilities nearby for those arriving by car. The station is wheelchair accessible, featuring ramps and elevators for easy mobility. There is a restaurant if you need a refreshment, and the possibility to check- in your luggage. 

Like other cities on the Northeast Corridor, Newark also prides itself on a station built in an Art Deco style. Newark Penn Station, the namesake of New York and Baltimore stations, will mark the end of your journey. It is a gateway to New York City and other areas of the Garden State. The station provides intercity rail, commuter rail via New Jersey Transit and Amtrak, light rail, and bus service. Newark, one of the state's busiest towns, offers something for everyone: a visit to the Newark Museum for Art buffs or a stroll down the Passaic River for nature lovers.

So if you plan to travel to Newark from Lancaster by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of rail, bus, and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport between Lancaster and Newark.

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Cheap train tickets from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ

The cheapest Lancaster, PA - Newark, NJ train tickets can be found for as low as $32.62 if you’re lucky, or $46.68 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $70.26.

Find the best day to travel to Newark, NJ by train

When travelling to Newark, NJ by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Services on board Amtrak from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ
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Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.78kg
Bus
14.76kg
Flight
39.37kg
Car
31.49kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lancaster, PA and Newark, NJ are 13.78kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lancaster, PA and Newark, NJ? By taking the train between Lancaster, PA and Newark, NJ you will save 25.59kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.98kg compared to a bus and 17.71kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ?
A train ticket from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ is $73.02. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $38.14.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ is $38.14. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Lancaster, PA and Newark, NJ by train?
Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ is 122.31 mi.
How long does the train between Lancaster, PA and Newark, NJ take?
Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ is on average 3 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 18 min.
How many train connections per day go from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ?
Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ has 15 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ leave?
The earliest train from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ departs at 5:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ depart?
The latest train from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ departs at 9:48 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $38.14 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Lancaster, PA to go to Newark, NJ.
What's the fastest journey time between Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lancaster, PA and Newark, NJ is 2 hr 18 min.
Is there a direct train from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lancaster, PA and Newark, NJ.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ by train?
The train journey from Lancaster, PA to Newark, NJ creates 13.78kg of CO2 emissions.

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