Inverness to Lancaster by train

  • First train
    06:50
  • Last train
    21:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 26m
  • Distance
    392 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Inverness to Lancaster by train

Fast trains from Inverness to Lancaster take around 5 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 392 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Inverness and Lancaster.

1. Are there direct trains from Inverness to Lancaster?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Inverness 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 15 departures.

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

The Inverness to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Inverness around 06:50 and the last train is around 21:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Inverness around 06:48, and the last at 21:33.

When to book Inverness 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 Inverness to Lancaster by train.

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Which train companies operate between Inverness and Lancaster?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • 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.