Getting To & Around Millersville

How to get to Millersville University

Getting To Millersville
From downtown Lancaster and the train station, it is approximately 15-20 minutes to Millersville University by car or taxi. If taking the bus, it may be longer depending on the route taken and number of stops.

Driving Directions from the Lancaster Train Station
Taking the bus from the Lancaster Train Station: To take the bus from the train station, you have several options. Between 7:35am and 6:15pm, the Red Rose Trolley will pick you up in front of the train station and take you to the transfer station at their 225 N. Queen Street headquarters. From there you will get on the #16 bus to Millersville.

Outside of those hours, you must walk one block west to Prince Street, and the one block south to the corner of Price and Liberty Streets. At that corner you can take either the #19 bus inbound from manheim or the #3 bus inbound from Park City C.

The fare is $1.20 and exact change is required. If you are connecting from the trolley, it is an additional $.20 and you must request a transfer ticket from the driver before you get off the trolley.

For any questions, please contact Red Rose Transit directly.

Driving Directions from regional airports:
Philadelphia International Airport (approx. 1½ hours east of Lancaster off I-95)
Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) (approx. 2 - 2½ hours south of Lancaster off I-95)
Harrisburg International Airport (approx. 45 minutes northwest of Lancaster off Route 283)

Connecting from the airport to the train station:
To get to the train station from the Philadelphia airport, you must take the SEPTA R1 train from the airport to 30th Street Station, where you connect to the AMTRAK train to Lancaster.
To get to the train station from BWI airport, take the free airport shuttle to the BWI Rail station and connect with the AMTRAK train to the Lancaster Train Station.
You may also take one of the taxis found outside of the train station, although it is not recommended due the cost of travel (approx. $20.00) as opposed to the cheaper method of the bus.

Getting Around

Local Millersville Bus Schedule - take you from Millersville to a variety of places such a the movie theatre, the mall, grocery store, and more.

Greyhound Bus (for National or long-distance travel)

Local Bus Travel (Lancaster and surrounding cities)



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International Relations Club
The goal of the International Relations Club is to bring together International and American students in an effort to socialize and make ourselves more culturally socially and politically aware of our diverse nationalities. They plan seminars, trips, discussion groups and other social events that you may be interested in. The current meeting time is Thursday 9-10pm in SMC Room 51.

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