Trains from Reading to Lancaster

Reading to Lancaster train information

Reading Lancaster train map

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Arrival Lancaster, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 196 Miles

Which train company can I use?

There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you are able to see the trains between Reading in England to Lancaster in England as well as the rail company for this route.

How long is the train?

There are 196 miles from Reading to Lancaster. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Lancaster from Reading, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

What is the price of the train?

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Reading to Lancaster train tickets

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Reading - Lancaster prices calendar

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Best prices for Reading to Lancaster trains

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

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Discount Reading - Lancaster train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Reading Lancaster train ticket.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Reading to Lancaster cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Lancaster to Reading, the railcard will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(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
Reading 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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