Duration 3h 2m
Distance 82.3 miles
Average price £40
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between York and Lancaster takes 3h 2m and the fastest train takes 2h 31m. There is a train service every few hours from York 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.

Train • 2h 39m

  1. York
  2. Lancaster
2h 39m
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£28 - £65

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No, there is no direct train from York to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Lancaster via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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The distance between York and Lancaster is 70 miles. The road distance is 82.3 miles.

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

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York to Lancaster train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Preston station.

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There are 619+ hotels available in Lancaster. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between York and Lancaster?

Northern Rail operates a train from York to Lancaster hourly. Tickets cost £21 - £30 and the journey takes 2h 15m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Train from York to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23

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