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There are 7 ways to get from London to Lancaster by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Lancaster

$130 - $210

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Bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lancaster National Express

$22 - $28

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from London to Lancaster 242.2 miles

$50 - $75

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$117 - $322

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$90 - $213

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Lancaster

$105 - $252

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Lancaster

$131 - $381

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The cheapest way to get from London to Lancaster is to bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 7h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lancaster is to train which costs £100 - £160 and takes 2h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Lancaster. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Euston and arriving at Lancaster. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 24m.

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The distance between London and Lancaster is 209 miles. The road distance is 242.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs £100 - £160.

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The train from London Euston to Lancaster takes 2h 24m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London to Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Lancaster train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Lancaster is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs £100 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 7h 35m.

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Map of how to get from London to Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 209.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between London, England and Lancaster, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Lancaster hourly. Tickets cost $130 - $210 and the journey takes 2h 24m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Lancaster once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 7h 35m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $210
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London to Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Lancaster is 242 miles. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from London to Lancaster.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 542+ hotels available in Lancaster. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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