Lancaster to Penrith by train

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    68 kilometres
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Travelling from Lancaster to Penrith by train

Fast trains from Lancaster to Penrith take around 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 68 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Penrith.

1. Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Penrith?

Direct trains from Lancaster to Penrith have been found.

We usually find around 37 direct trains on the route from Lancaster to Penrith every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 42 departures.

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

The Lancaster to Penrith train travel time is normally about 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Penrith is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 07:14 and the last train is around 21:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 08:14, and the last at 20:57.

When to book Lancaster to Penrith 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 Penrith by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Penrith?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Penrith to Lancaster by train

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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.