Tamworth to Lancaster by train

  • First train
    07:29
  • Last train
    23:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 53m
  • Distance
    174 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 26m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Tamworth to Lancaster by train

Fast trains from Tamworth to Lancaster take around 1 hour and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 174 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Tamworth and Lancaster.

1. Are there direct trains from Tamworth to Lancaster?

Journeys between Tamworth and Lancaster usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Tamworth to Lancaster 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 15 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Tamworth to Lancaster?

The Tamworth to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Tamworth to Lancaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Tamworth around 07:29 and the last train is around 23:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Tamworth around 07:29, and the last at 22:47.

When to book Tamworth 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 Tamworth to Lancaster by train.

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Which train companies operate between Tamworth and Lancaster?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • 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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