GETTING TO AND FROM LANCASTER

By Rail

 

There are direct rail links between Lancaster and many of the UK's major cities and airports. The 3A bus service operates between Lancaster Railway Station and Lancaster University every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday day times. Taxis are available at the station, which is a five minute walk from the city centre.

By Bus

 

In the City: The bus station is situated on Damside Street in the City Centre. Buses (services 2, 2A, 3, 3A, 4, 41, 42) leave for the University every five minutes on weekdays. Additionally, the 3A bus service runs every 30 minutes between the Railway Station and the University (Monday to Saturday day times; hourly on Sunday evenings).

On Campus: All buses drop off and collect passengers in the Underpass, situated underneath Alexandra Square. Additionally, services 3, 3A, 4, 41 and 42 serve the southern perimeter road around Alexandra Park. There are also bus stops directly outside the Sports Centre on the main drive.

There are daily scheduled coach services from the underpass to destinations across the UK. These are operated by Megabus and National Express.

On Campus: All buses drop off and collect passengers in the Underpass, situated underneath Alexandra Square. Directions from Bus Stop: Come out on Alexandra Square and follow the North Spine route towards the Great Hall. Passing the Great Hall on your right keep going towards North Drive, LICA Building can be found on your right.

* Please check with bus service provider before traveling as bus time tables are prone to change

By Car

 

Leave the M6 motorway at Junction 33 and take the A6 north towards Lancaster.

For Lancaster University main campus - turn right at the third set of junction traffic lights on the A6 into the University main drive.

Take the first exit left from the roundabout at the top of the main drive, then the first avenue on your right. This brings you to the Reception Lodge where security staff will direct you to your destination on campus. North West Drive car park A is closest to the LICA Building.

From Visitors Parking take Rossendale Ave or continue to walk along North West Drive onto North Drive where the LICA Building can be found on your right.

By Air

 

A Manchester Airport Coach Shuttle Service is available. The shuttle can be booked on their online store.

If you are driving from Manchester International Airport, take the M56 motorway at Junction 5 and join the M6 motorway at Junction 20 (north), then follow the 'By Car' directions as above.

Alternatively, take the train - an hourly rail link runs directly between Manchester airport and Lancaster. For train times, visit National Rail Enquiries.

 

By Taxi

Dial local taxi services on +44 (0)1524 32090;

+44 (0)1524 35666 and +44 (0)1524 848848.

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