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Overview: Train from Manchester to Lancaster

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage train duration52 min
priceAverage train ticket price$13 (€11)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Manchester to Lancaster cover the 47 miles (75 km) long journey taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $13 (€11), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Lancaster.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Lancaster

Travel by train to Lancaster 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 Manchester to Lancaster.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Manchester to Lancaster?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Manchester to Lancaster for the next 7 days starting from $7 (€6)  one way.

How much is a train ticket between Manchester and Lancaster?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Lancaster train to cost on average $13 (€11)  one way.

How far is Manchester to Lancaster by train?

The distance to Lancaster from Manchester by train is approximately 47 miles (75 km).

How long is the train between Manchester and Lancaster?

The Manchester to Lancaster train duration is on average 52 min, which is to be expected when traveling 47 miles (75 km) to Lancaster from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What station does the train from Manchester to Lancaster depart from? Which Lancaster train station do I come into from Manchester?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Lancaster.

Where is the train station in Manchester? Where is the train station in Lancaster?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Lancaster, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center.

Which train companies can take me from Manchester to Lancaster?

For the journey from Manchester to Lancaster you can take a train with Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Lancaster from Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Manchester and Lancaster for the best deals?

If you book the Manchester to Lancaster train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $13 (€11). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Manchester to Lancaster. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey from Manchester to Lancaster.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales