How to travel from Lancaster to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Lancaster

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $7
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Northern Rail (3)

Travel 47 miles (75 km) by bus or train between Lancaster and Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lancaster to Manchester.

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from Lancaster to Manchester

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

FlixBus
01:40PM1h50
Lancaster
03:30PMManchester
$51One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
01:40PM1h50
Lancaster
03:30PMManchester
$51One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Transpennine Express
02:40PM1h25
Lancaster
04:05PMManchester
$311One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Transpennine Express
04:28PM1h37
Lancaster
06:05PMManchester
$141One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
07:29PM1h36
Lancaster
09:05PMManchester
$211One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
07:35PM1h30
Lancaster
09:05PMManchester
$211One-way
0 transfers

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Travel between Lancaster and Manchester on National Express, FlixBus and Northern Rail (3) 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.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FAQs: Travel from Lancaster to Manchester

    FAQs: Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.
    FAQs

    You can get between Lancaster and Manchester 2 different ways: bus or train.

    The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Lancaster is by taking a bus, which costs on average $3 (€3).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Lancaster to Manchester:

    Taking a bus costs $3 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $7 (€6) for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Lancaster to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 51 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Manchester that take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 1 h 20 min of travel time.

    The distance is approximately 47 miles (75 km) from Lancaster to Manchester.

    The average frequency per day from Lancaster to Manchester is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Lancaster to Manchester 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 when traveling from Lancaster to Manchester:

      • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Lancaster to Manchester depart from Lancaster, Bus Station (Damside Street) to Manchester, Coach Station.
      • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Lancaster to Manchester depart from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly.

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

      • You can travel by bus between Lancaster and Manchester with Megabus, FlixBus or National Express, and you can find FlixBus Lancaster to Manchester tickets for $3 (€3) on Omio.
      • You can travel by train from Lancaster to Manchester with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains, and you can find Northern Rail (3) Lancaster to Manchester tickets for $7 (€6) on Omio.

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

      • Direct bus with.
      • Take a direct train with Northern Rail (3) or TransPennine Express.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Lancaster to Manchester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.
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