Getting from Lancaster to London by train
Heading down to London from Lancaster? There’s no better way than hopping on an Avanti West Coast train. In
as two and a half hours you could be right in the heart of the capital. Depending on the branch of the mainline you
take, you could stop at Preston, Manchester, Stoke, Stafford, Birmingham, Northampton or Milton Keynes, any of which
makes for a fantastic day trip on its own.
Once you’re in London, you’ll never be left wondering what to do. You could enjoy a show, visit some of the
famous landmarks in the world, get inspired at a superb museum or art gallery, and sample some sumptuous food, with
cuisines from all around the world. And when you’re coming back to Lancashire you can relax, have a nap or watch the
country fly by on your comfy Avanti seat.
Find the cheapest train tickets from Lancaster to London
You don’t want to spend all your budget on getting from point A to B. To help you get the most out of
your money, we
offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to Railcard holders,
senior travellers, and groups.
Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak, or Super Off-Peak hours, our Best Fare Finder will help you to find a
ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.
Plus, if you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events. This
way, you can find a deal to make your visit special.
Travelling in comfort with Avanti
Answer your emails or scroll through the
news with our fast, reliable Wifi. Then arrive thoroughly recharged and refreshed with our onboard power sockets and
onboard snacks, drinks and refreshments
Make your journey even more relaxing by booking advance tickets. This way, you’ll get the cheapest ticket with
a departure time that’s ideal for you. Or, if you’re making a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker. This helps you easily book a ticket for
the next train up to your arrival at the station.
Travelling to London?
When you come home on your return journey, you’ll leave from exactly the same station as you arrived at
London Euston. You shouldn’t have to worry about finding your way there, though, wherever you are in the city.
That’s because the station sits right above London Euston Underground Station, so you’ll always be able to hop on a
Tube and make your way there. Or perhaps you prefer the bus, a taxi or hiring a bike? All the information you need
can be found on the Transport for London website, so the only thing you have to think about is how to fill your time
in the capital.
Travelling from Lancaster?
If you’re getting the bus to Lancaster, you’ll find any number of services to take you to the station,
wherever you live in the city. Lancashire council website. Look for the 4, 40, 41 and 89 services, which go closest
to the station. You’ll also be able to grab a taxi – there are plenty buzzing around the city – and there’s a
medium-sized car park next to the station if you’d prefer to drive there.
Lancaster is famous for its castle, a Grade I listed building no less, which was until recently a working
prison. There’s also a thriving student population, which guarantees plenty of bars and cafes, and some great
nightlife if you’re staying overnight. And don’t forget, the seaside resort of Morecambe is just a few kilometres to
First Class Service
Complimentary snacks and drinks, a wider seat, a guaranteed table and socket and more leg-stretching room
these are the benefits of upgrading to First Class with Avanti West Coast. All this can be yours for much less
than you might think. Find out everything about First Class here.