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from Lancaster to Birmingham

You can get from Lancaster to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lancaster to Birmingham on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:05Lancaster, University4h15 18:20Birmingham
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14:05Lancaster, University4h15 18:20Birmingham
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02:40Lancaster, Damside Street3h45 06:25Birmingham, Coach Station
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28 Oct
£51Avanti West Coast
29 Oct
£22Avanti West Coast
30 Oct
£22Avanti West Coast

Travel Information between Lancaster and Birmingham

distanceDistance115 miles (186 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach or train to travel 115 miles (186 km) from Lancaster to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Lancaster to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Lancaster to Birmingham
Travel to Birmingham 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 Birmingham.
How do I go from Lancaster to Birmingham?

There are 2 travel options from Lancaster to Birmingham: coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £13.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is about £9 less than a train, which costs on average £22 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Lancaster to Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Lancaster is by train, which takes on average 2 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 45 min.

How many miles are between Lancaster and Birmingham

Birmingham is approximately 115 miles (186 km) away from Lancaster.

When going from Lancaster to Birmingham, where do I depart from Lancaster and where do I arrive in Birmingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lancaster to Birmingham:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Lancaster, Damside Street and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Lancaster and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Who can get me from Lancaster to Birmingham?

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

  • You can take a coach from Lancaster to Birmingham with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £13 with National Express from Lancaster to Birmingham.
  • You can go to Birmingham from Lancaster by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £22 with Avanti West Coast from Lancaster to Birmingham on Omio.
Can I travel directly between Lancaster and Birmingham?

Yes, there are direct routes from Lancaster to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Birmingham with National Express or Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Lancaster to Birmingham?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lancaster to Birmingham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lancaster and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Lancaster to Birmingham tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Birmingham from Lancaster, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £13 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £22 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lancaster to Birmingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.