There are 10 ways to get from Bath to City of Lancaster by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster

$131 - $240

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Bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Lancaster National Express

$24 - $31

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

$99 - $162

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Bath to City of Lancaster 224.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$99 - $284

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$171 - $434

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

$100 - $332

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$121 - $339

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

$154 - $395

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

$181 - $385

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The cheapest way to get from Bath to City of Lancaster is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 8 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to City of Lancaster is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings and arriving at Lancaster via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bath to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Bath Spa and arriving at Lancaster via Bristol Temple Meads and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Bath and City of Lancaster is 187 miles. The road distance is 224.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to City of Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs £95 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Bath to City of Lancaster, including transfers.

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Bath to City of Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bath to City of Lancaster train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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The best way to get from Bath to City of Lancaster is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs £95 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 8 h 41 min.

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

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Bath to City of Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Map of how to get from Bath to City of Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 186.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Bath, England and City of Lancaster, England?

You can take a train from Bath to City of Lancaster via Bristol Temple Meads and Birmingham New Street in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bath to City of Lancaster once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com

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