There are direct rail links between Lancaster and many of the UK's major cities and airports. For train times, visit National Rail Enquiries. The 3A bus service operates between Lancaster Railway Station and tt娱乐 every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday day times. There is a limited hourly service on Sunday evenings in term time. Taxis are available at the station, which is a five minute walk from the city centre. Taxi ranks are also available on campus.
Local taxi services provide accessible vehicles and offer both male and female drivers.
For bus information use the Transport Hub in iLancaster or call 'Traveline' on 0871 200 22 33. Alternatively, visit the Stagecoach website for current timetables and further information.
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 and most services also stop at Common Garden Street. Additionally, the 3A bus service runs every 30 minutes between the Railway Station and the University (Monday to Saturday daytimes; hourly on Sunday evenings with the X3 service from 20:15).
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 and 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.
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 below.
Alternatively, take the train - an hourly rail link runs directly between Manchester Airport and Lancaster. For train times, visit National Rail Enquiries.
Lancaster has benefitted from its status as a Cycling Demonstration Town (2005-2011) which resulted in increased investment in facilities and initiatives for cyclists. It takes around 20 minutes to cycle from the city centre to campus on the two University signed routes.
An off-road cycle route runs from Whinfell Drive in Hala and enters the campus near Bailrigg House. A further off-road signed cycle route runs along the Lancaster Canal to the city centre. Most colleges have secure cycle stores. Other residences have undercover cycle stands. Cycle hire is available at Leisure Lakes on Penny Street in the city centre.
A Lancaster District cycling and walking map is available.
Leave the M6 motorway at Junction 33 and take the A6 north towards Lancaster.
For tt娱乐 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 Security Lodge where staff will direct you to your destination on campus.
For Alexandra Park (south west of campus) - turn right at the second set of junction traffic lights on the A6 into Hazelrigg Lane and turn left at the roundabout into Alexandra Park Drive.
You can use either the RAC or AA route planners to view and print directions for your journey.
If using an online route planner or satnav, please note that the University postcode is LA1 4YW.