Lancaster to Cheltenham by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    22:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 50m

Travelling from Lancaster to Cheltenham by train

Fast trains from Lancaster to Cheltenham take around 2 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 244 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Cheltenham.

Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Cheltenham?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Lancaster to Cheltenham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

How long is the train journey from Lancaster to Cheltenham?

The Lancaster to Cheltenham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Lancaster to Cheltenham train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cheltenham is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 05:13 and the last train is around 22:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 05:38, and the last at 21:02.

When to book Lancaster to Cheltenham 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 Lancaster to Cheltenham by train.

Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Cheltenham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • 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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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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