Banbury to Lancaster by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:57
  • Last train
    00:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr

Travelling from Banbury to Lancaster by train

The fastest trains from Banbury to Lancaster take around 3 hours, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Banbury and Lancaster.

Journeys between Banbury and Lancaster usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Banbury to Lancaster every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Banbury around 06:57 and the last train is around 00:03. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Banbury to Lancaster train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Banbury to Lancaster by train.

Which trains operate between Banbury and Lancaster?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Banbury to Lancaster, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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