Lancaster Canal is a great place to have a walk with lots to look at on the water or along the paths.


It's simple to reach Lancaster Canal, in Lancaster, by train. Simply hop on a train to Lancaster station and then it's just a 11 minute walk away.


For more visitor info including opening times, visit Lancaster Canal’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:15 - 19:45
Saturday 05:15 - 19:45
Sunday 09:30 - 20:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Shops noteNews agent
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATM notes
Located on concourse Located by the ticket office
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

There are two Customer Information points, one situated on platform 3 and the other situated on platform 4, however customers are encouraged to approach any member of station staff for information.

Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorVirgin Trains
Car parking spaces147
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£360.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces94
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
all platforms
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

lifts to platforms

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Departures and arrivals from Lancaster

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Lancaster station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London EustonAvanti West Coast05:134On time
to MorecambeNorthern05:17Scheduled
to Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern05:383On time
to WindermereNorthern06:003On time
to Glasgow CentralTransPennine Express06:183Late
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Preston (Lancs)Northern05:383On time
from MorecambeNorthern06:134On time
from Manchester PiccadillyTransPennine Express06:173Late
from SkiptonNorthern06:311On time
from Glasgow CentralAvanti West Coast06:354On time

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