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Travel Information to London from Lancaster

distanceDistance209 miles (337 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $106
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€23) • 7 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $93 (€77) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, Megabus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 209 miles (337 km) by flight, bus or train from Lancaster to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are British Airways, Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lancaster to London.

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How to travel from Lancaster to London?

It's possible to travel from Lancaster to London by train, bus, and plane. It is a fairly popular route, but as Lancaster is a small city most of the train and plane connections go via Manchester or Leeds. Trains, buses, and planes are all available every day of the week, including Sundays, and journey times vary from just over 1 hour to nearly 9 hours. 

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

The cheapest way to travel from Lancaster to London is by bus. Buses are run by National Express, and there is generally only one service per day, which leaves in the early hours of the morning. The journey time can vary depending on the amount of rush hour traffic around London, but it generally takes just under 9 hours. Buses depart from Damside Street Bus Station and arrive at Victoria Bus Station. All of the buses between these cities have one change, in Birmingham, and they run 7 days a week.

What is the fastest way to travel from Lancaster to London?

The fastest way to travel from Lancaster to London is by train, as the fastest train service takes around 2.5 hours. Flights are technically faster, at around 1 hour when flying directly, but they leave from Manchester Airport or Leeds Bradford Airport which are both over 60 miles away from Lancaster, so direct trains are much quicker. Trains between these cities are provided by Avanti West Coast. Half of them run directly, and half of them have one or two changes. Avanti West Coast operates multiple services every day, with 2-3 trains leaving every hour from Lancaster Station or Morecambe Station and arriving at Euston Station in London. There are more trains during the morning and evening rush hours. 

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Travel from Lancaster to London by train

All of the trains from Lancaster to London are provided by Avanti West Coast, although services with one or more changes may use another provider when departing from a connecting station. There are generally multiple services every hour, starting from early in the morning and ending late at night, on both weekdays and weekends. Some of Avanti West Coast's services run directly, but several of them have one change, in Crewe, and if they depart from Morecambe Station they usually have one change in Lancaster. Services with two changes may change in Preston and Manchester and may take up to 8.5 hours. Direct services are much faster, with a journey time of 2-3 hours on average. Trains arrive at Euston Station, in the center of London, less than 10 minutes' walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras. It is also well-connected by bus and tube.  

Travel from Lancaster to London by bus 

Traveling from Lancaster to London by bus usually takes more than 8 hours. Buses are provided by National Express and leave seven days a week, with one service each day. Buses to London tend to leave Lancaster in the early hours of the morning and change once at Birmingham Bus Station. Buses to London depart from Damside Street Bus Station which is located in the center of the city, around a 5-minute walk from Lancaster Train Station. They arrive at Victoria Bus Station in London, which is located in the City of Westminster. Victoria Bus Station is situated next to Victoria Train Station, which is served by Gatwick Express, Southern, and Thameslink train services, as well as Victoria Tube Station which is served by the District, Victoria, and Circle tube lines. 

Travel from Lancaster to London by plane

There are multiple daily flight connections from Lancaster to London, with up to two flights leaving every hour or so from early in the morning until the early evening. British Airways offer the fastest flights, and the only direct services, which last around 1 hour. They generally have eight services per day. KLM provides the most flights between the two cities, with up to 18 flights per day, but all of their services have one change, usually in Amsterdam. Their flights take around 4-5 hours. Longer flights are also operated by Air France, Encompass Aviation, and Jet2. Planes depart from either Manchester Airport or Leeds Bradford Airport and arrive at Heathrow, Gatwick, London City, Luton, Stansted, and Southend. All have regular bus and train services to central London. 

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How do I travel from Lancaster to London?

You can travel to London from Lancaster 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to London is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€23) compared to other travel options to London:

A bus is $65 (€55) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lancaster to London costing on average $93 (€77).

Taking a bus is about $79 (€66) less than taking a train, which costs on average $106 (€88) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Lancaster to London?

The quickest way to travel from Lancaster to London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 31 min   on average.

How far is it from Lancaster to London?

You should expect to travel around 209 miles (337 km) between Lancaster and London.

When traveling between Lancaster and London, where do I depart from Lancaster and where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lancaster, Damside Street and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Most travelers take a train from Lancaster to London Victoria.

Which travel companies can get me from Lancaster to London?

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

  • British Airways can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Lancaster to London for $93 (€77) on Omio.
  • Travel with Megabus to go to London by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Lancaster to London tickets on Omio for $27 (€23).
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Lancaster to London tickets on Omio for $106 (€88).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Lancaster to London?

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

When should I purchase a ticket from Lancaster to London online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $93 (€77) one way.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $27 (€23) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $106 (€88) one way.

But we recommend booking Lancaster to London 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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