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There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Manchester, train  •  3 h 44 min

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

$88 - $280

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Bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lancaster National Express

$52 - $64

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Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$73 - $201

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Lancaster

$161 - $255

Train LNER  •  6 h 21 min

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

$56 - $92

Drive  •  4 h

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

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth is to bus which costs £40 - £50 and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth is to fly and train which costs £65 - £220 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth station. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Carnforth, station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 28 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Carnforth is 209 miles. The road distance is 247.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £120 - £200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £120 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £50 and takes 9 h 28 min.

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

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth.
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  • Distance: 208.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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 hourly. Tickets cost $130 - $210 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Lancaster, and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station in around 9 h 28 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Shipley to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carnforth.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 725+ hotels available in Carnforth. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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