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  1. departed
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    13:38
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    14:09
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4
    14:23
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4
    14:57
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  2. expected to depart at 
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    13:57
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    14:29
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4
    14:29
    Wigan North Western
    14:41
    Wigan Wallgate
    14:41
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:26
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 5 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  3. expected to depart at 
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. expected to depart at 
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    14:39
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    15:09
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:23
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:58
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    14:57
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    15:15
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    15:23
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5
    16:15
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  6. expected to depart at 
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    15:39
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    15:56
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:06
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:58
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:38
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:56
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:06
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:57
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Lancaster to Manchester

  • Train Fares from: £4.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Lancaster to Manchester by train?

    The average journey time between Lancaster and Manchester is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 37 trains per day travelling from Lancaster to Manchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Manchester?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Lancaster to Manchester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Lancaster to Manchester.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Lancaster and Manchester?

    The distance between Lancaster and Manchester is 46 miles.

    Distance: 46 miles
  • What time is the first train from Lancaster to Manchester?

    The first train from Lancaster to Manchester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Lancaster to Manchester?

    The last train from Lancaster to Manchester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for Lancaster to Manchester

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Lancaster to Manchester here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
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