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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Lancaster

Showing times and prices for May 28

Cheapest

$51

Average

$60

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Edinburgh to Lancaster will cost around $ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 51.

Avanti West Coast
10:52AMEdinburgh2h04 12:56PMLancaster
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$511One-way
Transpennine Express
07:12AMEdinburgh2h14 09:26AMLancaster
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$651One-way
Transpennine Express
09:11AMEdinburgh2h18 11:29AMLancaster
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$651One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Lancaster

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Transpennine Express
07:12AMEdinburgh2h14 09:26AMLancaster
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Transpennine Express
09:11AMEdinburgh2h18 11:29AMLancaster
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Avanti West Coast
10:52AMEdinburgh2h04 12:56PMLancaster
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Sat
May 28
$51Avanti West Coast
$25Avanti West Coast
Sun
May 29
$38First Transpennine Express
$48Transpennine Express
Mon
May 30
$31Avanti West Coast
$28Avanti West Coast
Tue
May 31
$27Avanti West Coast
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Wed
Jun 1
$27Avanti West Coast
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Thu
Jun 2
$28Avanti West Coast
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Fri
Jun 3
$39First Transpennine Express
$45National Express

Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Lancaster

Showing times and prices for May 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 4 m

Average

2 h 12 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

211 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Edinburgh for Lancaster every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 211 km distance in an average of 2 h 12 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 4 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 18 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Avanti West Coast
10:52AMEdinburgh2h04 12:56PMLancaster
0 changes
$511One-way
Transpennine Express
07:12AMEdinburgh2h14 09:26AMLancaster
0 changes
$651One-way
Transpennine Express
09:11AMEdinburgh2h18 11:29AMLancaster
0 changes
$651One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Lancaster

distanceDistance130 miles (210 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or Transpennine Express

Trains from Edinburgh to Lancaster cover the 130 miles (210 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $16 (€14), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Lancaster.

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains from Edinburgh to Lancaster cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Lancaster from Edinburgh for as low as $16 (€14)  for the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train to Lancaster from Edinburgh?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Lancaster train to cost on average $30 (€27)  one way.

How far is Edinburgh to Lancaster by train?

The train distance from Edinburgh to Lancaster is around 130 miles (210 km).

How long is the train to Lancaster from Edinburgh?

On average the Edinburgh to Lancaster train travel time is 2 h 5 min  for the 130 miles (210 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Edinburgh goes to Lancaster? What train station do I come into Lancaster from Edinburgh?

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Lancaster   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Lancaster? Where is the Lancaster train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Lancaster, is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city center of Lancaster.

Which train companies should I travel with from Edinburgh to Lancaster?

When taking a train from Edinburgh to Lancaster, you can count on Avanti West Coast or Transpennine Express for the best way to get you to Lancaster. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Lancaster from Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When does the first train depart from Edinburgh to Lancaster? When does the last train depart from Edinburgh to Lancaster?

You can take the earliest train from Edinburgh to Lancaster at 7: 12 AM   or take the last train from Edinburgh to Lancaster leaving at 8: 11 PM. Look for the latest Edinburgh to Lancaster train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

When should I buy the Edinburgh to Lancaster train for the best deals on tickets?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Lancaster from Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $30 (€27) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Lancaster a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Lancaster
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey between Edinburgh and Lancaster.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express