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

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Train  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Lancaster

$156 - $238

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Bus  •  9h 25m

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

$39 - $62

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Train CrossCountry  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster

$144 - $230

Train East Midlands Trains  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

$122 - $187

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster 250.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 22m

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

$86 - $271

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 7m

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

$144 - $354

Train, bus to Cambridge, fly to Manchester  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, station to Cambridge, St Andrew's Street
  3. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$88 - $320

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$118 - $247

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Lancaster

$132 - $284

Train, train to Norwich, fly to Manchester  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Norwich
  3. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$145 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster is to bus which costs £29 - £50 and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster is to train which costs £120 - £190 and takes 3h 43m.

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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 via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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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 6h 1m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Lancaster is 197 miles. The road distance is 250.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs £120 - £190.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs £120 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £50 and takes 9h 25m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 197.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

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 station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 3h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 9h 25m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $210
Train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $160
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
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Ely
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Stansted Airport London to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, station to Cambridge, St Andrew's Street
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge

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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Lancaster.

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