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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Carlisle  •  3 h 25 min

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

$54 - $140

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Durham, Crossgate Peth - Bottom to Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre) 7
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Market Place (Trinty Church) to Lancaster City Centre, Infirmary (Royal Lancaster Infirmary) 830

$34

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h

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

$60 - $112

Bus  •  4 h 34 min

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

$36 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Durham to City of Lancaster 89.8 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Durham to City of Lancaster is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to City of Lancaster is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 43 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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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Durham to City of Lancaster, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durham to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Durham, Crossgate Peth - Bottom and arriving at Lancaster City Centre, Infirmary (Royal Lancaster Infirmary) via Darlington, Town Hall and Richmond, Market Place (Trinty Church). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 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 25 min.

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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 25 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 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
Bus from Richmond, Market Place (Trinty Church) to Lancaster City Centre, Infirmary (Royal Lancaster Infirmary)
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Durham, Crossgate Peth - Bottom to Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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