Commuting to Campus

The impact of travel to and from the campus is a key environmental issue facing all of us. We need your help and support in tackling this.

Lancaster University's Travel Plan is a major initiative, which aims to do just that. The Travel Plan increases the travel choice of students, staff and visitors while significantly reducing our carbon footprint. Details of the Travel Plan are available here. A key part of the Travel Plan is the car parking policy that supports it.


We encourage staff and students to cycle to campus and we have a range of facilities and cycle routes to encourage this. 

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Bus Travel

Lancaster University benefits from the most frequent campus - city centre bus service in the UK and we encourage people to use this.

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Car Parking

We aim to improve the quality and value for money of alternatives to single-occupancy car travel in line with the University's Travel Plan objectives.

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Electric Vehicles & Charging Points

Lancaster University actively promotes the use of plug-in electric vehicles. To encourage use, free electric charging* is currently available to staff, students and visitors.

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