There are 11 ways to get from London to Lancaster University by train, bus, night train, 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  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Lancaster

$137 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lancaster University National Express

$22 - $28

9 alternative options

Bus via Preston, Lancashire  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Preston, Lancashire National Express / ...

$24 - $61

Night train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Preston

$39 - $59

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from London to Lancaster University 239.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 39 min

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

$115 - $330

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 29 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 Airport to Lancaster

$106 - $378

Train to Southend, fly to Carlisle, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

$125 - $551

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 15 min

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

$113 - $260

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 33 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 Airport to Lancaster

$88 - $221

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

$146 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Lancaster University is to bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lancaster University is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £100 - £160.

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The distance between London and Lancaster University is 331 km. The road distance is 384 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from London to Lancaster University, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Lancaster University. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Lancaster University, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Lancaster University every 2 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $210 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Lancaster University 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

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
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
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Train operators
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 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
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $50
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $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
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lancaster University
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 28)
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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