Lancaster to Manchester train

Thu, May 23
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Cheap train tickets from Lancaster to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Lancaster to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Northern Rail
08:48AM1h03
Lancaster
09:51AMManchester
$111One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
05:50AM1h01
Lancaster
06:51AMManchester
$131One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
02:52PM0h59
Lancaster
03:51PMManchester
$151One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
07:51AM1h00
Lancaster
08:51AMManchester
$191One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:50AM1h01
Lancaster
10:51AMManchester
$191One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Lancaster to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, May 23
Northern Rail
08:48AM1h03
Lancaster
09:51AMManchester
0 transfers
Northern Rail
07:51AM1h00
Lancaster
08:51AMManchester
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
12:27PM0h55
Lancaster
01:22PMManchester
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:50AM1h01
Lancaster
10:51AMManchester
0 transfers
Northern Rail
05:50AM1h01
Lancaster
06:51AMManchester
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Lancaster to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

54 m

Average

58 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

76 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Lancaster for Manchester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
02:28PM0h54
Lancaster
03:22PMManchester
$211One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
12:27PM0h55
Lancaster
01:22PMManchester
$211One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:26AM0h56
Lancaster
11:22AMManchester
$211One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
02:52PM0h59
Lancaster
03:51PMManchester
$151One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
07:51AM1h00
Lancaster
08:51AMManchester
$191One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Lancaster to Manchester

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage train duration51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€15)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains

Trains from Lancaster to Manchester cover the 47 miles (75 km) long route taking on average 51 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $18 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Lancaster and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains from Lancaster to Manchester trains

Find the best trains between Lancaster and Manchester with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains from $15 (€13). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Train information from Lancaster to Manchester with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 28 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17

FAQs: Trains from Lancaster to Manchester

FAQs: Travel by train from Lancaster to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lancaster to Manchester.
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Cheap train tickets from Lancaster to Manchester can start from as little as $7 (€6) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lancaster to Manchester is $18 (€15); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Lancaster to Manchester is 51 min   to travel the 47 mile (75 km) long trip. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first train from Lancaster to Manchester leaves at 4: 50 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lancaster to Manchester leaves at 10: 46 PM.
For the route from Lancaster to Manchester you can take a train with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Lancaster to Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 46 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lancaster, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Manchester from Lancaster is worth doing with a journey time of 51 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Lancaster to Manchester by train is March.
You have options as you can travel from Lancaster to Manchester 2 different ways: bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Lancaster and Manchester

Lancaster
Manchester
Lancaster is the most popular Lancaster railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lancaster for your trip to Manchester.
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Public transit options for Lancaster
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stop outside the station rear entrance adjacent to platform 3.
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