Lancaster to Norwich by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    21:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 3m
  • Distance
    316 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lancaster to Norwich by train

Fast trains from Lancaster to Norwich take around 5 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 316 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Norwich.

1. Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Norwich?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Lancaster to Norwich 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 37 departures.

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

The Lancaster to Norwich train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Norwich is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 05:13 and the last train is around 21:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 05:38, and the last at 21:07.

When to book Lancaster to Norwich 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 Lancaster to Norwich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Norwich?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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.