There are 4 ways to get from York to Lancaster by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from York to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

$46 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) Zap / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St 060
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Lancaster

$23 - $33

2 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from York to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Lancaster

$34 - $81

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from York to Lancaster 82.3 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from York to Lancaster is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from York to Lancaster is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between York and Lancaster is 70 miles. The road distance is 82.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from York to Lancaster, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) and arriving at Lancaster via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from York to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Lancaster via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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

You can take a train from York to Lancaster via Manchester Piccadilly in around 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Lancaster via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 4 h 54 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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