Cheap train tickets from Lancaster to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

£8

Average

£12

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lancaster to Manchester will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 8.

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06:51Lancaster1h03 07:54Manchester Oxford Road
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£81One-way
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07:48Lancaster1h08 08:56Manchester Oxford Road
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£81One-way
06:28Lancaster0h52 07:20Manchester Oxford Road
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£81One-way
07:23Lancaster0h57 08:20Manchester Oxford Road
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£121One-way
05:13Lancaster1h16 06:29Deansgate
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£251One-way

Train schedule Lancaster to Manchester

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05:13Lancaster1h16 06:29Deansgate
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06:28Lancaster0h52 07:20Manchester Oxford Road
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06:51Lancaster1h03 07:54Manchester Oxford Road
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07:23Lancaster0h57 08:20Manchester Oxford Road
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07:48Lancaster1h08 08:56Manchester Oxford Road
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Thu
26 May
£8Northern Rail
£14Megabus
Fri
27 May
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Sat
28 May
£7Northern Rail
£14Megabus
Sun
29 May
£7Northern Rail
£11National Express
Mon
30 May
£6Northern Rail
£11National Express
Tue
31 May
£6Transpennine Express
£14Megabus
Wed
1 Jun
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£14Megabus
Thu
2 Jun
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£14Megabus
Fri
3 Jun
£6Transpennine Express
£11National Express
Sat
4 Jun
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£14Megabus
Sun
5 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£14Megabus
Mon
6 Jun
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Tue
7 Jun
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Wed
8 Jun
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Fri
10 Jun
£6Northern Rail
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Sat
11 Jun
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Sun
12 Jun
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Mon
13 Jun
£6Northern Rail
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Tue
14 Jun
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Fastest train times from Lancaster to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

52 m

Average

1 h 3 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

76 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Lancaster for Manchester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 76 km distance in an average of 1 h 3 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 52 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 16 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:28Lancaster0h52 07:20Manchester Oxford Road
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£81One-way
07:23Lancaster0h57 08:20Manchester Oxford Road
0 changes
£121One-way
06:51Lancaster1h03 07:54Manchester Oxford Road
0 changes
£81One-way
07:48Lancaster1h08 08:56Manchester Oxford Road
0 changes
£81One-way
05:13Lancaster1h16 06:29Deansgate
1 changes
£251One-way

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Overview: Train from Lancaster to Manchester

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage train duration52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£7 (€8)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail or Transpennine Express

Trains from Lancaster to Manchester cover the 47 miles (75 km) long route taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £7, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Lancaster and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets from Lancaster to Manchester cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Manchester from Lancaster for as low as £6  for the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets to Manchester from Lancaster?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lancaster to Manchester train price to come in at an average of £7  one way.

How far is it from Lancaster to Manchester by train?

You should expect to travel around 47 miles (75 km)  to Manchester from Lancaster by train.

What is the average Lancaster to Manchester train duration?

On average the Lancaster to Manchester train time is 52 min  covering the 47 miles (75 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Lancaster and arrival train station in Manchester?

Omio customers book a train from Lancaster   to Manchester Piccadilly   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Lancaster train station located? Where is the Manchester train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lancaster and travel around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Manchester.

What train providers go from Lancaster to Manchester?

For the route from Lancaster to Manchester you can take a train with Northern Rail or Transpennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Manchester from Lancaster on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I purchase a direct train from Lancaster to Manchester?

Yes, you can search for direct trains from Lancaster to Manchester on Omio with Northern Rail or Transpennine Express, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.

When is the earliest train from Lancaster to Manchester? When is the last train from Lancaster to Manchester?

The first train from Lancaster to Manchester leaves at 05: 28   and the last train for this leaves at 23: 05. Omio shows you the latest train from Lancaster to Manchester timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Manchester from Lancaster to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Lancaster to Manchester is on average £7 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Lancaster to Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lancaster
Manchester
The major railway station for departures from Lancaster is Lancaster. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Lancaster for your trip to Manchester from Lancaster.