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Bournemouth to Lancaster by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    23:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 7m
  • Distance
    375 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 2m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Lancaster by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Lancaster take around 5 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 375 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Lancaster.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Lancaster?

Journeys between Bournemouth and Lancaster usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Lancaster every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Lancaster?

The Bournemouth to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bournemouth to Lancaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 06:25, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Bournemouth to Lancaster train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bournemouth to Lancaster by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Lancaster?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bournemouth to Lancaster, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.