Lancaster to Stoke-on-Trent by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 32m
  • Distance
    123 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lancaster to Stoke-on-Trent by train

Fast trains from Lancaster to Stoke-on-Trent take around 1 hour and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 123 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Stoke-on-Trent.

1. Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Stoke-on-Trent?

Journeys between Lancaster and Stoke-on-Trent usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Lancaster to Stoke-on-Trent every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 41 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lancaster to Stoke-on-Trent?

The Lancaster to Stoke-on-Trent train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lancaster to Stoke-on-Trent train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stoke-on-Trent is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 05:38, and the last at 22:18.

When to book Lancaster to Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Stoke-on-Trent?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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.