There are 8 ways to get from London to Lancashire 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 via Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)  •  4 h 14 min

$123 - $191

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. National Express / ...

$26 - $59

6 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 16 min

$131 - $203

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. 230.6 miles

$45 - $75

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$106 - $310

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

  1. SEN - MAN

$98 - $358

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. LHR - LBA

$105 - $252

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. SOU - MAN

$80 - $201

Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Lancashire is 304 km. The road distance is 369 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Lancashire is to bus which costs £19 - £45 and takes 6 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Lancashire is to drive which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £35 - £55.

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 4 h 16 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Lancashire. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Copster Green, Wheatley Farm (Wheatley Barn Fm) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 78). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from London to Lancashire, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from London to Lancashire via Manchester Piccadilly, Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink), Victoria (Manchester Metrolink), and Manchester Victoria in around 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Lancashire every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
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
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
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Langho
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Langho
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators

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