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There are 10 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Bristol to Edinburgh, train  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Lancaster

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Bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Lancaster University, Underpass M11

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Fly Bristol to Glasgow, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

Fly Bristol to Durham, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Durham (MME) BRS - MME
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

Train via Birmingham  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster

Train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University 216.9 miles

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Lancaster University is around 5h 46m and covers a distance of around 226 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 47m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 35m. Operated by First, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Lancaster University. Typically 48 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 59m
Layover time:
1h 47m
Total time:
5h 46m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 35m
Journey distance:
226 miles
Services per week:
48
Cheapest price:
£101
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University bus, train and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lancaster University is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 9h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University is to drive. Taking this option will cost £30 - £50 and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Lancaster University, Underpass via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Birmingham, Navigation Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Lancaster University is 182 miles. The road distance is 216.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University without a car is to train via Birmingham which takes 6h 2m and costs £100 - £330.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University is to train via Birmingham which takes 6h 2m and costs £100 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Lancaster University, Underpass station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University.
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  • Distance: 182.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Lancaster University, England?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, Birmingham New Street, Lancaster, Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street, and Lancaster University, Underpass in around 6h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Lancaster University via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Birmingham, Navigation Street, and Lancaster University, Underpass in around 9h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£20 - £130
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£26 - £130
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Bristol to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £180
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £240
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£160 - £220
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£160 - £220
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £95
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £160
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£20 - £29
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £80
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£20 - £29
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £80
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £40
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £16
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £35
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£26 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £95
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£11 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£26 - £35
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Lancaster University, Underpass
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
Megabus UK

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