Stagecoach Bus Services
To keep you moving through the vacation, Stagecoach will continue to operate frequent University bus services. ‘University Holidays’ timetables will apply from Sunday 15th December 2019 to Saturday 11th January 2019.
On Tuesday 24th December and Tuesday 31st December bus services will finish early at around 7pm. There will be no bus services on Wednesday 25th December and Wednesday 1st January. On Thursday 26th December, a temporary timetable will be provided on services 100 and 40. On all other days a normal University vacation bus timetable will operate.
Please see the Stagecoach Cumbria and North Lancashire website. Details of the temporary timetables in place on Thursday 26th December are also available. Details of all other local Stagecoach bus timetables can be accessed here.
MegaBus and National Express coach services will continue to serve the University Underpass through the vacation. You are advised to check their timetables for any service changes over the Christmas and New Year period. There will be no National Express services stopping at the Underpass on Wednesday 25th December and on Wednesday 1st January. Bookings should be made in advance of travel.
Taxi ranks are available in Bowland Avenue by the Chaplaincy Centre and on South West Campus by the bus stop for Lonsdale College. Please note that taxi fares may increase for the bank holidays on 25th and 26th December and 1st January.
There will be no train services on Tuesday 25th December and Wednesday 26th December.
For full details of train service reductions across the UK during the Christmas and New Year period please see the National Rail website. Rail services stopping at Lancaster are operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express and Northern.
The bike maintenance and cycling accessory sales on Thursdays in Alexandra Square will resume on Thursday 16th January 2020 (Week 1). Anyone requiring bike maintenance over the vacation can use the Bike Workshop in Bowland Avenue by obtaining a key from the Security Lodge.
Car Parking on Campus
To ensure fairness and consistency, campus car parking charges and permit parking rules apply just the same during vacation periods as they do during term-times.
Further travel information can be accessed on the University’s Travel website.