Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC train

Cheap train tickets from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Cheapest

41

Average

44

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Amtrak
05:40PMLancaster, PA3h58 09:38PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
411One-way
Amtrak
03:55PMLancaster, PA4h17 08:12PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
421One-way
Amtrak
11:55AMLancaster, PA3h43 03:38PMWashington, DC
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421One-way
Amtrak
06:40PMLancaster, PA5h01 11:41PMWashington, DC
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481One-way
Amtrak
11:40PMLancaster, PA4h59 04:39AMWashington, DC
0 transfers
491One-way

Train schedule from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, October 8
Amtrak
11:55AMLancaster, PA3h43 03:38PMWashington, DC
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Amtrak
03:55PMLancaster, PA4h17 08:12PMWashington, DC
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Amtrak
05:40PMLancaster, PA3h58 09:38PMWashington, DC
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Amtrak
06:40PMLancaster, PA5h01 11:41PMWashington, DC
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Amtrak
11:40PMLancaster, PA4h59 04:39AMWashington, DC
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Fastest train times from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

3 h 43 m

Average

4 h 23 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

142 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Lancaster, PA for Washington, DC every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
11:55AMLancaster, PA3h43 03:38PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
421One-way
Amtrak
05:40PMLancaster, PA3h58 09:38PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
411One-way
Amtrak
03:55PMLancaster, PA4h17 08:12PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
421One-way
Amtrak
11:40PMLancaster, PA4h59 04:39AMWashington, DC
0 transfers
491One-way
Amtrak
06:40PMLancaster, PA5h01 11:41PMWashington, DC
0 transfers
481One-way

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Overview: Train from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC cover the 87 miles (141 km) long route taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $43 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€41).

Train providers: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC trains

You can travel by train from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC with Amtrak and Amtrak Acela for as low as $42 (€41). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC.

Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 4 h
  • Average Price: $42
  • Amtrak frequency: 9 a day

Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed train service operating services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting major cities like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston. Acela trains are the fastest in the United States and can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). When booking an Acela train between Lancaster, PA and Washington, DC, you can choose between Business Class and First Class. Although each class offers different levels of services and accommodations, amenities in both classes include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables, large tray tables, and spacious and comfortable seats with extra legroom. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Washington, DC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC trains for as little as $42 (€41)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC train price to come in at an average of $43 (€41)  one way.
    The train distance from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC is around 87 miles (141 km).
    On average the Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC train travel time is 3 h 30 min  for the 87 miles (141 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    When taking a train from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC, you can count on Amtrak or Amtrak for the best way to get you to Washington, DC. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Lancaster, PA and Washington, DC and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing Lancaster, PA for Washington, DC is 9 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest train from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC at 10: 30 AM   or take the last train from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC leaving at 11: 40 PM. Look for the latest Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
    If you book the Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $43 (€41). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Lancaster, PA to Washington, DC. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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