Getting Here


Taxi services are available from the rail and bus stations (taxi tel. numbers: (01524) 32090; 35666 or 848848). Fares from the train station to campus are about £7.

By Rail

There are direct rail links between Lancaster and London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Oxford and major cities in Scotland. Taxis are usually available from outside the station. Otherwise, there is a bus stop a few minutes walk away on Common Garden Street which is regularly serviced by buses going to Lancaster University. Alternatively, you can hire a bicycle from "Cycle Point" (tel. 01524 389410) on platform 3 for £1.00 and drop it off at the Students' Union on campus.

By Bus

The bus station is situated on Damside Street. Buses (numbers 2, 2A, X2, 3 and 4) leave regularly (every 5 minutes on weekdays) for the 20 minute journey to the University. For bus information call "Traveline" on 0870 6082608). All buses drop off at the University underpass, beneath Alexandra Square in the centre of campus.

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 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.

For Alexandra Park (south end of campus) – turn right at the second set of traffic lights on the A6 into Barkers Drive and turn left at the roundabout into Alexandra Park Drive.


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