Watford to Lancaster by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:34
  • Last train
    23:41
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 1m

Travelling from Watford to Lancaster by train

Fast trains from Watford to Lancaster take around 3 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 312 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Watford and Lancaster.

Are there direct trains from Watford to Lancaster?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Watford 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 19 departures.

How long is the train journey from Watford to Lancaster?

The Watford to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Watford to Lancaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Watford around 06:34 and the last train is around 23:41. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Watford around 06:46, and the last at 23:39.

When to book Watford 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 Watford to Lancaster by train.

Which train companies operate between Watford and Lancaster?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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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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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