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from Edinburgh to Lancaster

You can get from Edinburgh to Lancaster by train, bus or flight.

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Nov 29
$51Avanti West Coast
$55National Express
Dec 4
$29Avanti West Coast
$56National Express
Dec 5
$51Avanti West Coast
$55National Express

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Travel from Edinburgh to Lancaster
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 Edinburgh to Lancaster.
How do I travel from Edinburgh to Lancaster?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Lancaster from Edinburgh. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Lancaster?

The cheapest way to travel to Lancaster from Edinburgh is by taking a train with an average price of $29 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Lancaster:

A train is $27 (€22) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Edinburgh to Lancaster costing on average $55 (€46).

What is the quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Lancaster?

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Lancaster is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lancaster that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lancaster by bus can take on average 6 h 5 min.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Lancaster would I travel?

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

Where do I depart from Edinburgh? Where do I arrive in Lancaster?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Lancaster:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Lancaster, Damside Street.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Lancaster.
Which travel operators can get me to Lancaster from Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Lancaster, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Lancaster by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Edinburgh to Lancaster for $55 (€46).
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Lancaster by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Lancaster for $29 (€24) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Edinburgh and Lancaster?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.

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 Edinburgh.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Edinburgh to Lancaster?
Many of our customers traveling from Edinburgh to Lancaster don't make Lancaster their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lancaster are London, Manchester 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!
When should I purchase a ticket from Edinburgh to Lancaster online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Edinburgh to Lancaster, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $55 (€46) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $29 (€24) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Lancaster tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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