Stratford-upon-Avon to Lancaster by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 3m
  • Distance
    219 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stratford-upon-Avon to Lancaster by train

Fast trains from Stratford-upon-Avon to Lancaster take around 3 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 219 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stratford-upon-Avon and Lancaster.

1. Are there direct trains from Stratford-upon-Avon to Lancaster?

Journeys between Stratford-upon-Avon and Lancaster usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Stratford-upon-Avon 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 11 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Stratford-upon-Avon to Lancaster?

The Stratford-upon-Avon to Lancaster train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Stratford-upon-Avon to Lancaster train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lancaster is usually scheduled to depart Stratford-upon-Avon around 06:52 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stratford-upon-Avon around 07:43, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Stratford-upon-Avon 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 Stratford-upon-Avon to Lancaster by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stratford-upon-Avon and Lancaster?

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

  • London Midland
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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.