Lancaster to Manchester by train
Travelling from Lancaster to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Lancaster to Manchester take around 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 74 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Manchester?
Direct trains from Lancaster to Manchester have been found.
We usually find around 48 direct trains on the route from Lancaster to Manchester every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Lancaster to Manchester?
The Lancaster to Manchester train travel time is normally about 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lancaster to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 06:15 and the last train is around 22:27.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 06:24, and the last at 22:27.
What's the Lancaster to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Lancaster to Manchester are $5.64.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $5 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $6. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Lancaster to Manchester 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 Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lancaster to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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