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There are 9 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 29m

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

£113 - £486

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Bus, night bus  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the night bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Lancaster National Express

£18 - £24

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Fly London City to Manchester, train  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Manchester (MAN) LCY - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Carnforth

£126 - £394

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster

£116 - £510

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  5h 49m

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

£80 - £258

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 40m

  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 Carnforth

£106 - £468

Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Lancaster

£92 - £315

Train via Leeds  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carnforth

£52 - £258

Drive  •  4h 22m

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth 267 miles

£40 - £60

London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth by train and subway

The journey time between London City Airport (LCY) and Carnforth is around 4h 21m and covers a distance of around 246 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 24m. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube), Avanti West Coast and others, the London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth service departs from London City Airport DLR Station and arrives in Carnforth. Typically 120 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 21m
Fastest journey time:
3h 24m
Services per week:
120
Cheapest price:
£92
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:07
Last service departs at:
18:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth train and subway schedules

Departing Friday, June 18, 2021

London City Airport (LCY) → Carnforth
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Carnforth is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth is to bus and night bus which costs £17 - £25 and takes 9h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth is to fly and train which costs £120 - £400 and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Carnforth. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Carnforth via Bank station, London Euston and Lancaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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It is 217 miles from London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth. It is approximately 267 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth without a car is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs £90 - £320.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth is 267 miles. It takes approximately 4h 22m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Carnforth.
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  • Distance: 217.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Carnforth, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Lancaster hourly. Tickets cost £85 - £300 and the journey takes 2h 24m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Flights from London City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£20 - £29
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £80
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£20 - £29
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £80
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£160 - £220
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£160 - £220
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£220 - £300
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£29 - £40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £210
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £210
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 Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
National Express
Night bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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