Trains from Manchester to Lancaster

Manchester to Lancaster train information

Manchester Lancaster train map

Train duration -
Arrival Lancaster, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 47 Miles

The journey from Manchester, situated in England and Lancaster, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

There are 47 miles between Manchester to Lancaster. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Lancaster from Manchester, and it’s also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the price of the ticket may vary.

Best prices for Manchester to Lancaster train tickets

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Manchester - Lancaster prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to Lancaster by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Manchester - Lancaster: the best time to book cheap trains

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Manchester to Lancaster in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £6 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 45% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to Lancaster trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Manchester and Lancaster by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Lancaster to Manchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Manchester - Lancaster train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Manchester Lancaster train ticket.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Manchester Lancaster ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you approximately 2 trips from Lancaster to Manchester (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a complete year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Manchester to Lancaster train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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