Duration 1h 11m
Distance 35.8 miles
Average price £16
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Accrington and Lancaster takes 1h 11m and the fastest train takes 42 min. There is an hourly train service from Accrington to Lancaster. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Accrington
  2. Preston
  3. Lancaster
1h 5m
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£12 - £43

Accrington to Lancaster train times

Trains run hourly between Accrington and Lancaster. The earliest departure is at 15:11 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Accrington is at 23:12 which arrives into Lancaster at 05:37. All services require a transfer at Preston and take an average of 1h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Accrington to Lancaster? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Accrington to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Accrington and arriving at Lancaster via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 5m.

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The distance between Accrington and Lancaster is 27 miles. The road distance is 35.8 miles.

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Accrington to Lancaster train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Accrington station.

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Accrington to Lancaster train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Lancaster station.

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You can take a train from Accrington to Lancaster via Preston in around 1h 5m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£5 - £8

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