How to travel from Lancaster to London

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from Lancaster to London

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

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

Avanti West Coast
08:40AM3h40
Lancaster station (LAN)
12:20PMLondon Euston (EUS)
$1301One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:40AM3h40
Lancaster station (LAN)
12:20PMLondon Euston (EUS)
$1301One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
07:46AM3h34
Lancaster station (LAN)
11:20AMLondon Euston (EUS)
$1301One-way
0 transfers
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Avanti West Coast
08:48AM3h51
Lancaster station (LAN)
12:39PMLondon Euston (EUS)
$1301One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
07:51AM4h02
Lancaster station (LAN)
11:53AMLondon Euston (EUS)
$1301One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
06:52AM3h59
Lancaster station (LAN)
10:51AMLondon Euston (EUS)
$1301One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information to London from Lancaster

distanceDistance209 miles (337 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$48 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€22) • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $59 (€51) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or Virgin Trains

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 209 miles (337 km) between Lancaster and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus, British Airways or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Lancaster to London.

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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Travel between Lancaster and London on National Express, easyJet and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Lancaster - London travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

      FAQs: Travel from Lancaster to London

      FAQs: Travel to London 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 London.
      FAQs

      There are 3 ways to get from Lancaster to London: bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to London is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $26 (€22) compared to other travel options to London:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      A bus is $34 (€29) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Lancaster to London costing on average $59 (€51).

      Taking a bus costs $22 (€19) less than taking a train, which costs on average $48 (€41) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to London from Lancaster is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

      Other travel options to London take longer:

      Bus takes on average 6 h 55 min.

      Getting to London by train takes 2 h 31 min on average.

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

      The average frequency per day from Lancaster to London is:

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

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

        • Buses from Lancaster to London most often leave from Lancaster, Bus Station (Damside Street) and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
        • Trains from Lancaster to London most often leave from Lancaster and arrive in London Waterloo.

        The following travel companies offer services from Lancaster to London:

        • Travel with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus to go to London by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Lancaster to London tickets on Omio for $26 (€22).
        • Travel with British Airways or easyJet to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways Lancaster to London tickets on Omio for $59 (€51).
        • Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Virgin Trains from Lancaster to London for $48 (€41).

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

        • Direct services by bus with.
        • Direct ferry with.
        • Direct flight with.
        • Direct services by train with Virgin Trains.

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

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Lancaster to London often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lancaster and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

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