How to Reach Lancaster


  • By Air: Southern Express Airways operates between Lancaster airport and cities like Baltimore, Washington DC, and Pittsburgh. You can also land at the Smoketown Airport which serves chartered flights. You can hire a car at the airport to get to Lancaster town.
  • By Rail: Lancaster Amtrak Station is situated in the centre of town. Daily trains from Harrisburg, New York City, Pittsburgh arrive here.
  • By Road: Highways I-76, and US 222 pass by Lancaster. As you approach the town, you are likely to spot buggies on the road. Be careful when driving past them.


  • By Buggy: Those who want to have the true Lancaster experience can hire a horse-drawn buggy to move around town and nearby areas.
  • By Car: Hiring a car is the best way to move around Lancaster town.
  • On Foot: If you are spending the day in the main town area, you can ditch your vehicle and walk around.
  • By Bicycle: Consider this option only if you are a regular bicycler. The town is situated in a hilly area so you may find yourself exhausted after a day on the bicycle.
  • By Bus: The Red Rose Transit Authority operates buses on 18 routes in and around Lancaster. Keep in mind, the service closes by 6pm and there are often delays.