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Travelling from Leicester to Lancaster by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Lancaster take around 2 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 193 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Lancaster.

Are there direct trains from Leicester to Lancaster?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Leicester to Lancaster every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

How long is the train journey from Leicester to Lancaster?

The Leicester to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Leicester to Lancaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:17 and the last train is around 23:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 05:49, and the last at 00:27.

When to book Leicester 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 Leicester to Lancaster by train.

Which train companies operate between Leicester and Lancaster?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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 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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