Trains from

Lancaster to Manchester

  1. expected to depart at 
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    23:03
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    23:24
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6
    23:51
    Preston (Lancs)
    02:04
    Manchester Piccadilly
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    1 change
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    23:24
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    23:45
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2
    01:10
    Preston (Lancs)
    02:05
    Manchester Piccadilly
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    1 change
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:13
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:43
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:48
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:36
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Lancaster
    Platform 5 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:36
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:54
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:02
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:59
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 5 estimated
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:39
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:57
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:06
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:59
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:57
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:15
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:24
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:15
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    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 29 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.
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