Transportation and Getting Into Around Lancaster, Pennsylvania
When visiting Lancaster, you are going to want to drive or rent a car from the airport, since public transportation has limited availability. Lancaster is conveniently located about two hours from Baltimore, one hour from Harrisburg, four hours from New York and less than two hours from Philadelphia.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO LANCASTER
- If you're driving from Baltimore, take I-83 North to York, PA. I-83 Exit 9 to US-30 East. US-30 East to Greenfield Road Exit. Go right on Greenfield Road at Light. The PA Dutch Visitors Bureau will be on the Right.
- If you're driving from Baltimore, take I-83 North to York, PA. I-83 Exit 9 to US-30 East. US-30 East to Greenfield Road Exit.
- From Harrisburg, PA, take Rt. 283 East/South to US-30 East to the Greenfield Road Exit.
- From New York, take the New Jersey Turnpike to I-276. Take I-276 West to Exit 286 (old Exit 21). Exit 286 to US-222 South. US-222 South to US-30 East. US-30 East to Greenfield Road Exit.
The drive will be well worth it with all the great Lancaster attractions!
The area is served by the Lancaster Airport (airport code: LNS), located just six miles from downtown Lancaster, with daily flights connecting to more than 200 locations worldwide on a daily basis. The airport features a gift shop and restaurants. U.S. Airways is the main commercial carrier. Car rentals are available on site at the airport from both Avis and Hertz. Lancaster County Taxi and Friendly Transportation both provide taxi service to and from the airport.
LANCASTER AMTRAK TRAIN STATION
Amtrak offers train service into and out of the Lancaster area. Both taxis and car rentals are available at Lancaster Station. For detailed train fare and schedule information Amtrak can be contacted via phone.
RED ROSE TRANSIT AUTHORITY BUS SERVICE
Bus service is provided by Red Rose Transit Authority. The fixed-rate system runs eighteen different routes.
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