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from Lancaster to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lancaster to Birmingham on Oct 27 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:05PMLancaster, University4h15 06:20PMBirmingham
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02:05PMLancaster, University4h15 06:20PMBirmingham
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02:40AMLancaster, Damside Street3h45 06:25AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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Oct 27
$54Avanti West Coast
Oct 28
$30Avanti West Coast
Oct 29
$31Avanti West Coast
Oct 30
$31Avanti West Coast

Travel Information between Lancaster and Birmingham

distanceDistance115 miles (186 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€25) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 115 miles (186 km) by bus or train to Birmingham from Lancaster. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Lancaster to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Lancaster to Birmingham
Travel to Birmingham 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 Birmingham.
How do I reach Birmingham from Lancaster?

You can travel between Lancaster and Birmingham 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from Lancaster to Birmingham the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Birmingham is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is usually $13 (€11) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $30 (€25) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Lancaster to Birmingham?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by bus can take on average 3 h 45 min.

What is the distance from Lancaster to Birmingham?

The Lancaster to Birmingham distance is around 115 miles (186 km).

When traveling to Birmingham from Lancaster, where do I depart from Lancaster and where do I arrive in Birmingham?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lancaster, Damside Street and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from Lancaster to Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can get me from Lancaster to Birmingham?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lancaster to Birmingham:

  • You can travel by bus between Lancaster and Birmingham with National Express, and you can find National Express Lancaster to Birmingham tickets for $17 (€14) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Lancaster to Birmingham with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $30 (€25) with Avanti West Coast from Lancaster to Birmingham.
Can I find a direct route to Birmingham from Lancaster?

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

  • You can book a direct bus with National Express or Megabus.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Lancaster to Birmingham?
Looking to extend your trip from Lancaster to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Lancaster to Birmingham usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Lancaster and Birmingham online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $17 (€14) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $30 (€25) one way.

But we recommend booking Lancaster to Birmingham 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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