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There are 4 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester by train, night bus, bus or car

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Train via York

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to York
  2. Take the train from York to Durham

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Durham

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street to Lanchester, Green

Drive

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester

Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester by train and bus

The journey time between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Lanchester is around 5h 26m and covers a distance of around 155 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 16m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 41m. Operated by TransPennine Express Service, LNER, CrossCountry and others, the Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester service departs from Manchester Airport and arrives in Lanchester, Blue Bell Court. Typically 48 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 10m
Layover time:
2h 16m
Total time:
5h 26m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 41m
Journey distance:
155 miles
Services per week:
48
Cheapest price:
£37
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:35
Last service departs at:
22:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester train and bus schedules

Manchester Airport (MAN) → Lanchester
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lanchester is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lanchester is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Lanchester is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester is to drive. Taking this option will cost £22 - £35 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) station to Lanchester. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport Bus Station and arriving at Lanchester, Green via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Lanchester is 104 miles. The road distance is 146.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester without a car is to train via York which takes 4h 17m and costs £35 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Manchester Airport Bus Station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester bus services, operated by Weardale Motor Services, arrive at Lanchester, Green station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester.

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  • Distance: 103.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Lanchester, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lanchester via York, Durham, and Durham, Millburngate Stand M in around 4h 17m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
Train from York to Durham
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £40
Train from Manchester Victoria to Durham
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£17 - £25
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from York to Durham
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £95
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Manchester Airport Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
Megabus UK
Weardale Motor Services
Phone
+44 1388 528235
Email
angela@weardalemotorservices.co.uk
Website
weardale-travel.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street to Lanchester, Green
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Weardale Motor Services

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