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There are 11 ways to get from Westminster to Lancaster by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Lancaster

£104 - £165

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Bus  •  7h 50m

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

£30 - £45

9 alternative options

Train via Nottingham  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Lancaster

£89 - £131

Bus via Birmingham  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lancaster National Express

£39 - £51

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Westminster to Lancaster 241.9 miles

£40 - £60

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  3h 50m

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

£67 - £245

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 49m

  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

£63 - £176

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 56m

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

£63 - £193

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  5h 46m

  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

£81 - £319

Fly London City to Newcastle, train  •  5h 52m

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

£81 - £339

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Lancaster

£102 - £293

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Westminster to Lancaster is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Westminster to Lancaster is to train which costs £100 - £170 and takes 2h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Lancaster. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Westminster to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras International and arriving at Lancaster via Nottingham and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Westminster and Lancaster is 210 miles. The road distance is 241.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Westminster to Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Westminster to Lancaster, including transfers.

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Westminster to Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Westminster to Lancaster train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from London St Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from Westminster to Lancaster is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Westminster to Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 209.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Westminster, England and Lancaster, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Westminster to Lancaster hourly. Tickets cost £100 - £160 and the journey takes 2h 24m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Westminster to Lancaster once daily. Tickets cost £30 - £45 and the journey takes 7h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£100 - £160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £160
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £55
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£75 - £120
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Single
£60 - £95
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £60
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£15 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £27
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£21 - £30
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £75
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
South Western Railway
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 Lancaster
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
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National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £28
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National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Westminster to Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Westminster to Lancaster train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Westminster to Lancaster is 242 miles. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Westminster to Lancaster.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 576+ hotels available in Lancaster. Prices start at £66 per night.

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The best way to get from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £5 - £29.

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