Edinburgh to Lancaster by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Lancaster by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Lancaster take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 213 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Lancaster.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Lancaster?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Lancaster have been found.
We usually find around 29 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Lancaster every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Lancaster?
The Edinburgh to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Lancaster train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:14 and the last train is around 20:14.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:15, and the last at 20:15.
What's the Edinburgh to Lancaster train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Lancaster are $12.45.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $16 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $37. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Lancaster by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Lancaster?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Lancaster, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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