There are 5 ways to get from Durham to City of Lancaster by train, bus or car

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Train via Carlisle  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

$48 - $140

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Bus Preston Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Market Place (Trinty Church) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) 830

$34 - $70

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Lancaster

$44 - $112

Bus Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Bus Station to Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility B66
  2. Take the bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road to Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street 42

$49

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Durham to City of Lancaster 89.8 miles

$19 - $28

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No, there is no direct bus from Durham station to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Durham, Bus Station and arriving at Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street via Promenade, New Bonny Street (Coral Island) and Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Durham to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Durham and arriving at Lancaster via Newcastle and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Durham and City of Lancaster is 71 miles. The road distance is 89.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to City of Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Durham to City of Lancaster, including transfers.

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Durham to City of Lancaster bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, arrive at Durham, Bus Station.

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Durham to City of Lancaster train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Durham to City of Lancaster is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Durham to City of Lancaster bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, arrive at Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street station.

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Durham to City of Lancaster train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Map of how to get from Durham to City of Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Durham to City of Lancaster via Newcastle and Carlisle in around 3 h 24 min. Alternatively, Preston Bus operates a bus from Durham to City of Lancaster once a week. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
53 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 Durham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Richmond, Market Place (Trinty Church) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Blackpool, National Express Coach Facility
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road to Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham to City of Lancaster is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Durham to City of Lancaster.

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