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Overview: Train from Lancaster to Manchester

distanceDistance47 miles (75 km)
durationAverage train duration56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£6 (€6)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express or Northern Rail

Trains from Lancaster to Manchester cover the 47 miles (75 km) long route taking on average 56 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express or Northern Rail. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £6, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Lancaster and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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Trains from Lancaster to Manchester
Travel by train 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
What is the price of the cheapest train between Lancaster and Manchester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Lancaster and Manchester for as little as £5  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Lancaster to Manchester?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Lancaster to Manchester train prices are on average £6  one way.
What is the distance by train from Lancaster to Manchester?
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?
The train time to Manchester from Lancaster is on average 56 min  for the 47 miles (75 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Lancaster and Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Lancaster to Manchester train leave from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Lancaster?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lancaster   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

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 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the train station to the city centre in Manchester.

Which train companies should I travel with from Lancaster to Manchester?
For the best Lancaster to Manchester train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with First Transpennine Express or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Lancaster to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
What time is the earliest train from Lancaster to Manchester? What time is the last train from Lancaster to Manchester?
The first Lancaster to Manchester train departs at 08: 28   and the last train from Lancaster to Manchester leaves at 11: 51. Check out the most up-to-date Lancaster to Manchester train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Lancaster to Manchester train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Lancaster to Manchester is on average £6 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 providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Lancaster and 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 between Lancaster and Manchester.