Distance from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Lancaster, Pennsylvania


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The distance from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Lancaster, Pennsylvania is 61.8 miles by the driving route, 61.8 miles by the biking route, and 61.8 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Philadelphia and Lancaster is 61.8 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Philadelphia to Lancaster are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Philadelphia to Lancaster is summarized in Table 2.

Table 1. Travel Distance & Duration from Philadelphia, PA to Lancaster, PA

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 61.8 mi 99.5 km
biking Bicycling 61.8 mi 99.5 km
walking Walking 61.8 mi 99.5 km
flying Airplane 61.8 mi 99.5 km 7.4 minutes
Note: Distances of driving, bicycling, and walking routes and travel durations are calculated using Google Maps services API. Airplane distance and travel time are calculated using straight line and flying speed of 500 miles per hour [reference].

Table 2. Gasoline Cost of Traveling from Philadelphia to Lancaster by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg61.8 miles$6.80
25 mpg61.8 miles$5.44
30 mpg61.8 miles$4.53
35 mpg61.8 miles$3.89
40 mpg61.8 miles$3.40
50 mpg61.8 miles$2.72
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.20 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Philadelphia, PA to Nearby Cities

From Philadelphia, PA to Camden, NJ 5.2 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Camden, NJ 5.2 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Moorestown-Lenola, NJ 9.6 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Moorestown-Lenola, NJ 9.6 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to King of Prussia, PA 14.3 miles

Table 4. Distance from Philadelphia, PA to Cities Near Lancaster, PA

From Philadelphia, PA to Hershey, PA 81.9 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Hershey, PA 81.9 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Fort Indiantown Gap, PA 82.4 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Fort Indiantown Gap, PA 82.4 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Bel Air North, MD 73.0 miles

Also see Distance from Philadelphia to other countries; Distance from Philadelphia to other world cities; Distance from Philadelphia to nearby airports.