Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

Getting to F&M

 By Car

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Approximately 90 minutes west of Philadelphia, Franklin & Marshall is located 20 minutes from the Pennsylvania Turnpike and is easily accessible to major North-South expressways.
View detailed directions and parking information.

 By Bus

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Lancaster is serviced by Trailways and Greyhound, with daily service from most Eastern cities. Bieber Tourways also runs three buses to and from New York City daily.

 By Plane

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Harrisburg International Airport, just 40 minutes away by car, is served by Air Canada, Air Tran, Continental, Delta, Northwest, United and US Airways and features daily nonstop flights to/from the following airports: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago (O'Hare), Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Minneapolis, Newark, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Washington, D.C. (Dulles).

Baltimore-Washington International Aiport is served by over 20 airlines, including some discount carriers, and is only a 90 minute drive from Lancaster. Many visitors traveling from outside the Mid-Atlantic find BWI the cheapest airport when flying into the region.

 By Train

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Lancaster is on Amtrak's main line between Philadelphia and points west. From Boston, New York or Washington, D.C., change at 30th Street Station, Philadelphia, to the commuter service to Lancaster.


 By Taxi and Chartered Car

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Two taxicab companies service the Lancaster area and can provide transportation to and from the College to the Lancaster Airport and Train Station.

For chartered service from major airports, contact Friendly Transportation or Unique Limousine at 717-892-1240.

Approximate Travel Times in hours

By car

  • 1.5 hours from Baltimore

  • 1.5 hours from Philadelphia

  • 2 hours from Washington, D.C.

  • 3 hours from New York City

  • 4 hours from Pittsburgh

  • 6 hours from Hartford

  • 8 hours from Boston

By plane non-stop to Harrisburg (MDT)

  • 1.2 hours from Albany (ALB)

  • 2 hours from Atlanta (ATL)

  • 1.5 hours from Boston (BOS)

  • 1.5 hours from Charlotte (CLT)

  • 2 hours from Chicago (ORD)

  • 1.5 hours from Cincinnati (CVG)

  • 1.2 hours from Cleveland (CLE)

  • 1.5 hours from Detroit (DTW)

  • 1 hour from New York (LGA)

  • 1.5 hours from Toronto (YYZ)

  • .5 hour from Washington, D.C. (IAD)