There are 9 ways to get from London to Lancashire by train, bus, night 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  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$124 - $192

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Preston, Lancashire National Express

$24 - $29

7 alternative options

Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$117 - $179

Night bus, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria (Victoria Stn) M11a
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$38 - $62

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from London to Lancashire 230.6 miles

$45 - $75

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$105 - $309

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 34 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 Victoria to Langho

$97 - $358

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 37 min

  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 Victoria to Langho

$79 - $200

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$103 - $248

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Lancashire is to bus which costs £19 - £23 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lancashire is to train which costs £95 - £160 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between London and Lancashire is 190 miles. The road distance is 230.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from London to Lancashire, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Lancashire. However, there are services departing from London Golders Green and arriving at Copster Green, Wheatley Farm (Wheatley Barn Fm) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 38). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Lancashire. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Langho via Preston and Blackburn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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Map of how to get from London to Lancashire.
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  • Distance: 190 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

What companies run services between London, England and Lancashire, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Lancashire hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Lancashire once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 55 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
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
Flights from Southampton to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $190
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Langho
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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