Train travelling over viaduct with Lake District fells in the background
Train travelling across viaduct with Lake District mountain peaks in the distance
Alex Peel
Furness Line
Lancaster - Barrow-in-Furness
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Plan your trip

Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster. Trains leave regularly throughout the day (look up times) and the journey takes approximately 1 hour 26 minutes.


Attractions along the Furness Line include:

The Dock Museum

Built in a historic nineteenth century dock, the museum is home to a wealth of objects on the social and industrial history of the Furness area

Journey time – 19 minute walk from Barrow-in-Furness


RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve

Get closer to nature at this peaceful nature reserve.

Journey time – 4 minute walk from Silverdale station

Discover how you can get to RSPB car-free here.


Carnforth Station Heritage Centre & Brief Encounters Refreshment Room

Enjoy the nostalgia of the station, which has been restored to 1940s glory when the Refreshment Room was used as the setting for David Lean’s film Brief Encounter.

Journey time – located on the platform at Carnforth station

More lines to explore nearby

Nearby heritage railways