Transportation

Lancaster’s efficient infrastructure allows for fast access to surrounding communities and metropolitan areas.

Direct service from three major railroad operators, international intermodal and transload facility:

  • Norfolk-Southern
  • Genessee and Wyoming (IORY) Inc.
  • CSX Terminal
  • Rickenbacker Intermodal (27 miles/39 minutes)
  • Lancaster Transload Facility (> 2 miles)
Rickenbacker Intermodal
Access to three local airports:

  • Fairfield County Airport, which has a 5,000 foot runway (3 miles/8 minutes)
  • Port Columbus International Airport (30 miles/35 minutes)
  • Rickenbacker International Cargo Airport (28 miles/38 minutes)

Close proximity to a highly efficient network of highways:

  • Within a one-day drive of 60% of the U.S. population and 50% of the Canadian population
  • 3 hours or less from Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Charleston and Wheeling, West Virginia
  • 30 minutes from Downtown Columbus, Ohio's capital
Interstates (from Rock Mill Industrial Park): 
  • I-270 & I-70 E (23 miles)
  • I-270 & I-70 W (35 miles)
  • I-270 & I-70 S (29 miles)
  • I-77 S (91 miles)
  • I-75 S (135 miles)
US Routes (from Rock Mill Industrial Park):
  • US Route 33 (0.1 mile)
Interstates (from Ewing Street Business Park):
  • I-70 (18 miles)
  • I-71 (25 miles)
US and State Routes (from Ewing Street Business Park): 
  • US Route 33 (5 miles)
  • US Route 22 (0.5 miles)
  • State Route 37, 188 and 158 (0.5 to 2 miles)

Lancaster offers a public transit system with regular daily service, as well as taxi services.