Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA train

Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Cheapest

49

Average

94

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.

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08:53AMUnion Station3h16 12:09PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
491One-way
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08:00AMUnion Station4h09 12:09PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
491One-way
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11:10AMUnion Station3h34 02:44PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
491One-way
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12:05PMUnion Station4h48 04:53PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
491One-way
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12:05PMUnion Station3h51 03:56PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
491One-way

Train schedule from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, October 6
06:50AMUnion Station3h15 10:05AMLancaster Station
1 transfer
08:00AMUnion Station4h09 12:09PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
08:53AMUnion Station3h16 12:09PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
08:53AMUnion Station4h57 01:50PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
10:10AMUnion Station3h40 01:50PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
11:10AMUnion Station3h34 02:44PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
12:05PMUnion Station4h48 04:53PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
12:05PMUnion Station3h51 03:56PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
01:20PMUnion Station3h33 04:53PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
01:55PMUnion Station4h06 06:01PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
01:55PMUnion Station4h55 06:50PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
02:50PMUnion Station4h00 06:50PMLancaster Station
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02:55PMUnion Station3h55 06:50PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
03:50PMUnion Station4h05 07:55PMLancaster Station
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03:52PMUnion Station4h03 07:55PMLancaster Station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

4 h

Trains per day

15

Distance

142 km

It's difficult to get from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:50AMUnion Station3h15 10:05AMLancaster Station
1 transfer
2771One-way
2nd Fastest
08:53AMUnion Station3h16 12:09PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
491One-way
01:20PMUnion Station3h33 04:53PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
771One-way
11:10AMUnion Station3h34 02:44PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
491One-way
10:10AMUnion Station3h40 01:50PMLancaster Station
1 transfer
521One-way

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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$68 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak Acela

Trains from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA cover the 87 miles (141 km) long route taking on average 3 h 28 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $68 (€64), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $38 (€36).

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

You can travel by train from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA with Amtrak Acela and Amtrak for as low as $38 (€36). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak
Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between Washington, DC and Lancaster, PA, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Average Price: $38
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Acela is the flagship high-speed train service from Amtrak, the main train provider in the United States. Acela high-speed trains operate services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting popular destinations like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston, just to name a few. Amtrak Acela trains are the fastest in the U. S. Reaching speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). Known for their superior comfort, Acela trains have spacious and comfortable seats with more legroom than Amtrak’s Coach Class seats. You can choose between booking a Business Class or First Class seat on an Acela train from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA. In both classes amenities include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables and large tray tables. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

Train information from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA with Amtrak Acela:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 4 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 5 a day

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

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Lancaster, PA 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 Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA trains for as little as $38 (€36)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Washington, DC and Lancaster, PA is on average $68 (€64)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The distance to Lancaster, PA from Washington, DC by train is approximately 87 miles (141 km).
On average the Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA train travel time is 3 h 28 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 Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA, you can count on Amtrak or Amtrak Acela for the best way to get you to Lancaster, PA. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Lancaster, PA from Washington, DC and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA train departs at 11: 30 AM   and the last train from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA leaves at 10: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you purchase a train ticket from Washington, DC to Lancaster, PA within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $68 (€64) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Lancaster, PA from Washington, DC are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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