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Poole to Lancaster by train

  • First train
    04:57
  • Last train
    22:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 41m
  • Distance
    375 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 24m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Poole to Lancaster by train

Fast trains from Poole to Lancaster take around 5 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 375 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Poole and Lancaster.

1. Are there direct trains from Poole to Lancaster?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Poole 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 16 departures.

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

The Poole to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Poole around 04:57 and the last train is around 22:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Poole around 05:28, and the last at 22:54.

When to book Poole 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 Poole to Lancaster by train.

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Which train companies operate between Poole and Lancaster?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Lancaster to Poole 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.