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Location & Transportation

Location and Transportation

The Lebanon Valley is nestled in the pastoral surroundings of south central Pennsylvania. U.S. Interstates 81, 78 and 76 (the Pennsylvania Turnpike) traverse the County, providing travelers with easy access to other major roadways and cities. The County is located approximately 100 miles northwest of Baltimore, 200 miles southwest of New York City, 85 miles west of Philadelphia and 150 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. Lancaster, Reading and Harrisburg are all within 30 miles.

Commuter rail service is available via Amtrak’s Keystone Service, which picks up passengers at nearby Lancaster and Harrisburg and stops in Philadelphia and New York City. The largest provider of freight rail service in the county is Norfolk Southern Corporation, which many area firms use for the receipt of raw materials and the shipment of finished products.

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Lebanon Transit provides fixed bus route service throughout Lebanon County six days a week. Its buses are wheelchair accessible, and additional routes to Hershey and Hershey Medical Center are also available. Lebanon Transit also has a shared ride (para transit) program, which offers curb-to-curb van service anywhere within Lebanon County.

Less than 30 miles away, Harrisburg International Airport is home to seven major airlines—Air Canada, AirTran Airways, American Eagle, Continental, Delta, United and U.S. Airways—with nonstop service to 13 destinations. A variety of amenities are available such as easy parking, car rental agencies and an array of food and beverage options.

Connections to hundreds of domestic and international destinations are also readily available through Philadelphia International and Baltimore-Washington International Airports, which are both less than two hours from Lebanon County. Nearby private airstrips are available to serve corporate aircraft. Businesses looking to ship goods benefit from the area’s proximity to the ports of Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York.

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