There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster by train, bus, car or towncar

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  •  1 h 7 min

$22 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. National Express

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Train, line 42 bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. 42

$25 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. 60.4 miles

$13 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 3 min

  1. 60.4 miles

$140 - $200

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and City of Lancaster, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Northern Rail also services this route once a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster 3 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Poulton-le-Fylde
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to City of Lancaster
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and City of Lancaster is 83 km. The road distance is 97 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 3 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster is to drive which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £9 - £14.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Lancaster. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Lancaster. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

The train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster takes 1 h 7 min including transfers and departs every two hours.