There are 3 ways to get from York to Lancaster by train or car

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Train Northern Rail  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from York to Lancaster

$35 - $55

2 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  3 h

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

$47 - $69

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from York to Lancaster 82.3 miles

$17 - $26

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from York and arriving at Lancaster. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 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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The best way to get from York to Lancaster without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs .

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The train from York to Lancaster takes 2 h 50 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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York to Lancaster train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from York station.

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York to Lancaster train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between York to Lancaster is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from York to Lancaster.

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Map of how to get from York to Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 70.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from York to Lancaster 6 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 26 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
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30

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