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Travelling from Hereford to Lancaster by train

Fast trains from Hereford to Lancaster take around 2 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 221 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hereford and Lancaster.

Are there direct trains from Hereford to Lancaster?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Hereford 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 20 departures.

How long is the train journey from Hereford to Lancaster?

The Hereford to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Hereford to Lancaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Hereford around 06:49 and the last train is around 21:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hereford around 05:47, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Hereford 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 Hereford to Lancaster by train.

Which train companies operate between Hereford and Lancaster?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • 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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