How to travel from Birmingham to Lancaster

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from Birmingham to Lancaster

How to get from Birmingham to Lancaster by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Birmingham to Lancaster is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Avanti West Coast
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:08AMLancaster station (LAN)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:08AMLancaster station (LAN)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:08AMLancaster station (LAN)
0 transfers
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Avanti West Coast
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
08:08AMLancaster station (LAN)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
10:08AMLancaster station (LAN)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:08AMLancaster station (LAN)
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Lancaster

distanceDistance115 miles (186 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Virgin Trains

Take a bus or train to travel 115 miles (186 km) from Birmingham to Lancaster. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Birmingham to Lancaster.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Birmingham to Lancaster

You can travel by travel to Lancaster from Birmingham with National Express, CrossCountry and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel from Birmingham to Lancaster you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Birmingham to Lancaster

      FAQs: Travel 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 Birmingham to Lancaster.

      There are 2 options to travel from Birmingham to Lancaster including taking a bus or train.

      The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Lancaster is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $14 (€12) compared to other travel options to Lancaster:

      A train is $2 (€2) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Birmingham to Lancaster costing on average $17 (€14).

      The fastest way to get to Lancaster from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h.

      Other travel options to Lancaster take longer:

      Bus takes 4 h on average.

      You should expect to travel around 115 miles (186 km) between Birmingham and Lancaster.

      The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Lancaster is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Lancaster from Birmingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Lancaster:

        • Buses mostly depart from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Lancaster, Bus Station (Damside Street).
        • Trains most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham New Street and arrive in Lancaster at Lancaster.

        The following travel companies offer services from Birmingham to Lancaster:

        • Travel with Megabus, FlixBus or National Express to go to Lancaster by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Birmingham to Lancaster tickets on Omio for $17 (€14).
        • Travel with Virgin Trains or CrossCountry to go to Lancaster by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Virgin Trains Birmingham to Lancaster tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).

        Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Lancaster with the following travel companies:

        • Take a direct bus with.
        • Direct services by train with Virgin Trains.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lancaster as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lancaster from Birmingham.

        Many of our customers traveling from Birmingham to Lancaster don't make Lancaster their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lancaster are London, Durham, Manchester, Edinburgh or Liverpool, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lancaster to any of these top destinations today!
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