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

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Train TransPennine Express  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$21 - $40

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Lancaster National Express

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Lancaster

$22 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster 60.4 miles

$13 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to City of Lancaster 60.4 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Lancaster. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and City of Lancaster is 52 miles. The road distance is 60.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £16 - £27.

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

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £16 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 52.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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 hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Northern Rail also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to City of Lancaster twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 50 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $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 Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
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 Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.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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