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Getting from London Euston to Lancaster by train

Within three to four hours, you can travel from the UK’s capital to one of history’s most significant cities, Lancaster.

It's here that the House of Lancaster was based in the Middle Ages, but its story goes back to the Romans. The castle was built on the site of the fort and has been upgraded and altered many times.

For a relatively inland town, you might also be surprised to learn it also has a port. Just like London, it has a navigable river that provided a safe harbour for ships to ply their trade. You can find out about this side of its history in the Maritime Museum.

In modern times, it’s a thriving university city, with an abundance of industry and commerce. Since it’s right between the Forest of Bowland and Morecambe Bay, there are plenty of days out within 20 and 40 minute drives.

Find the cheapest train tickets from London Euston to Lancaster

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 from Lancaster?

Lancaster’s railway station is relatively modest, found in the heart of town, a stone’s throw from the castle. You can access the platforms from either side of the tracks. This means the main Station Road entrance is just off Westbourne Road, or accessible via the East entrance near the Quaker House.

Throughout the day, you can visit the castle and museum, as well as the beautiful Lancaster Priory. There’s also a thriving nightlife, with plenty of bars and restaurants to check out, partly thanks to the fact there’s a major university here.

If you’re here for a day or two, there’s Morecambe nearby, featuring the Morecambe Bay.

Travelling from London?

One of London’s major stations, Euston is perfectly well connected to wherever you are in the capital.

You can reach it by train or Underground on the Northern, Victoria, or Overground lines. There are also plenty of buses to catch, with information available via the Transport for London to plan your journey.

ou can also catch a cab from anywhere, or pick up a Santander Cycle, a public bicycle hire scheme. This is accessible if you’ve got the app, a bank card or a membership key.

First Class service

London Euston is one of a handful of UK Stations to have an Avanti First Class Lounge. It’s where you can relax in comfy seats and take a few snacks and drinks before you leave, complete with free Wi-Fi.

It’s open for First Class ticket holders and you can settle down up to two hours before your train departs.

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. You can also start as you mean to go on by chilling in the First Class Lounge at Euston as you wait to board your train. All this can be yours for much less than you might think. Find out everything about First Class here.

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