There are 10 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth by plane, train, bus, night train 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

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$90 - $286

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the night train from Watford Junction to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Carnforth

$48 - $73

8 alternative options

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$83 - $215

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

$122 - $392

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$122 - $376

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$141 - $427

Train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Lancaster

$173 - $278

Line 140 bus, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 140 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Harrow & Wealdstone Station 140
  2. Take the train from Harrow & Wealdstone to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Lancaster

$131 - $238

Bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Birmingham National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Lancaster National Express

$58 - $72

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth 247.2 miles

$50 - $80

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Carnforth, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth every 2 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth via Birmingham, Lancaster, and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station in around 8 h 46 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $190
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Harrow & Wealdstone to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Watford Junction to Preston
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$209
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $50
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Harrow & Wealdstone Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth?

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Carnforth is 334 km. The road distance is 395 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth?

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth is to night train and train which costs £30 - £55 and takes 6 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth?

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth is to fly and train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £60 - £210.

Is there a direct bus between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Carnforth?

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Carnforth, Railway Station via Birmingham and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 46 min.

How long does it take to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth?

It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth, including transfers.