There are 11 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Stansted Express

$157 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$34 - $47

9 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 58 min

$151 - $233

Train East Midlands Trains  •  7 h 17 min

$129 - $188

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. 250.3 miles

$50 - $80

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$141 - $359

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 57 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$129 - $401

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 33 min

  1. SOU - MAN

$114 - $250

Train, bus to Cambridge, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 5 min

  1. CBG - MAN

$84 - $322

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. LHR - LBA

$150 - $309

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. LHR - NCL

$169 - $459

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Lancaster, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster via London Golders Green, Preston, Lancashire, and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 42) in around 8 h 45 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 Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$41
Business
$39
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $210
Train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from The Busway Railway Station to Cambridge, Emmanuel Street (St Andrew's Street)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
C G Myall & Son
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Railway Station to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
C G Myall & Son

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Lancaster is 315 km. The road distance is 400 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 8 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster is to drive which takes 4 h 6 min and costs £40 - £60.

No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Lancaster via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Lancaster City Centre, Queens Square (Queens Square A6 North) via London Golders Green and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 42). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster, including transfers.

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