Nottingham to Lancaster by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:09
  • Last train
    23:18
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 49m

Travelling from Nottingham to Lancaster by train

Fast trains from Nottingham to Lancaster take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 165 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nottingham and Lancaster.

Are there direct trains from Nottingham to Lancaster?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Nottingham to Lancaster every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Nottingham to Lancaster?

The Nottingham to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Nottingham to Lancaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Nottingham around 05:09 and the last train is around 21:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nottingham around 05:20, and the last at 23:18.

When to book Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Lancaster by train.

Which train companies operate between Nottingham and Lancaster?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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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