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The journey from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA by train is 129.7 mi and takes 2 h 30 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:09am and the last at 11:52pm. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA by train for as little as $31.34 or as much as $134.45. The best price for this journey is $31.34.

Best Price $31.34
Journey Duration 2 h 30 min
Connection per Day 3
Lowest Price $31.34
Highest Price $134.45
First Departure 1:09am
Last Departure 11:52pm
Distance 129.7 mi
Departure New York, NY
Arrival Lancaster, PA
Carriers AMTRAKT, Amtrak

New York, NY to Lancaster, PA Train Times

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Traveling from New York, NY, to Lancaster, PA,

The train from New York, NY, to Lancaster, PA, lasts on average 2 h 47 min. Around 3 trains depart a day between New York, NY, and Lancaster, PA, the average price is $91.17 and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $39.

Amtrak, the largest passenger railroad service in the U.S., provides direct train connections between Lancaster and New York 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 always travel free on Amtrak trains from New York to Lancaster. 

You will start your journey at New Yorks Penn Station's newest addition - Moynihan Train Hall. Recently opened in 2021, the new transportation facility and architectural marvel is situated across 8th Avenue from Penn Station. Penn Station is the busiest train station in the western hemisphere, so keep your eyes peeled on your belongings and take a deep breath before you step into the station.

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. 

Lancaster is known for its rich history and preservation of its historic architecture. The city is also renowned for its agricultural heritage, located in the heart of Pennsylvania's Amish country. Suppose you are wondering what to do around the Lancaster train station. In that case, you can visit the historic Central Market, explore the Lancaster City Museum, enjoy live performances at the Fulton Theatre, and discover the vibrant art scene on Gallery Row.

So if you plan to travel from New York to 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 New York.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA, 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 New York, NY to Lancaster, PA.

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.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA

The cheapest New York, NY - Lancaster, PA train tickets can be found for as low as $42 if you’re lucky, or $56 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $97.

Find the best day to travel to Lancaster, PA by train

When travelling to Lancaster, PA 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!

Carriers on this route

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Amtrak, formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, is a U.S. government-owned entity that delivers intercity passenger train services across the country. Operating over 300 trains daily, Amtrak connects more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and three Canadian provinces. Its services include a variety of routes, from short-distance commuter lines to extended journeys featuring sleeper car accommodations.

Ticket types and facilities from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Amtrak when traveling from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA.

Coach

Coach Class passengers enjoy reclining seats with plenty of legroom and fold-down tray tables, along with outlets for electronic devices. They also have access to the Cafe car for food and beverages, along with carry-on baggage service and, on some routes, checked baggage service.

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First Class

On Acela trains, First Class passengers enjoy all the benefits of Business Class with further enhancements. The seats are adjustable leather with extra space for comfort. There is also a complimentary meal service delivered directly to the passengers' seats. First Class travelers have access to ClubAcela lounges at select stations.

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Business

Stepping up to Business Class, passengers receive all the amenities of Coach Class plus additional legroom and complimentary non-alcoholic drinks. They also gain access to lounges at select stations for a more relaxed wait before boarding.

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Services on board Amtrak from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA
Compare services on board when travelling from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA by train.
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New York, NY to Lancaster, PA CO2 Emissions by Train

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1.5kg
Bus
9.6kg
Flight
385.0kg
Car
37.1kg
What are the CO2 emissions from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between New York, NY and Lancaster, PA are 1.5kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between New York, NY and Lancaster, PA? By taking the train between New York, NY and Lancaster, PA you will save 383.5kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 8.2kg compared to a bus and 35.7kg compared to a car.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA?
A train ticket from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA is $84.23. 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 $31.34.
What's the cheapest train ticket from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA is $31.34. 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 New York, NY and Lancaster, PA by train?
New York, NY to Lancaster, PA is 129.7 mi.
How long does the train between New York, NY and Lancaster, PA take?
New York, NY to Lancaster, PA is on average 4 h 16 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 h 30 min.
Which companies operate from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA?
The train journey from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: AMTRAKT, Amtrak.
How many train connections per day go from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA?
New York, NY to Lancaster, PA has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA leave?
The earliest train from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA departs at 1:09am. 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 New York, NY to Lancaster, PA depart?
The latest train from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA departs at 11:52pm. 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 New York, NY to Lancaster, PA 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 $31.34 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.
From which stations can I leave from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from New York, NY to go to Lancaster, PA. You can go from New York, Ny and Newark Penn Station and you can arrive at Lancaster, Pa.
How many direct connections depart from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from New York, NY to go to Lancaster, PA.
What's the fastest journey time between New York, NY to Lancaster, PA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between New York, NY and Lancaster, PA is 2 h 30 min.
Is there a direct train from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA?
Yes, there is a direct train between New York, NY and Lancaster, PA.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to Lancaster, PA by train?
The train journey from New York, NY to Lancaster, PA creates 1.5kg of CO2 emissions.

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