There are 7 ways to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University by bus, train, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train, line 2 bus via Garston, Liverpool South Parkway (Woolton Road)  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (Speke Hall Avenue) to Garston, Liverpool South Parkway (Woolton Road) 80A / ...
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster
  4. Take the line 2 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Lancaster University, Sports Centre 1 / ...

$42 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Lancaster University, University Gates (University Entrance A6) 40 / ...

$26 - $31

5 alternative options

Bus, train, line 2 bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Speke, Tewit Hall Road (Tewitt Hall Road) to Hunts Cross Station 81A / ...
  2. Take the train from Hunts Cross to Warrington Central
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster
  4. Take the line 2 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Lancaster University, Sports Centre 1 / ...

$39 - $67

Train, line 42 bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Poulton-le-Fylde
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) 42

$28 - $40

Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkdale, Bank Hall Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Lancaster University, Furness College 40 / ...

$27 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University 62.9 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from Liverpool Airport to Lancaster University 62.9 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Airport and arriving at Lancaster University, University Gates (University Entrance A6) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Liverpool Airport (LPL) and Lancaster University is 47 miles. The road distance is 62.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University without a car is to bus and train and line 2 bus which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University, including transfers.

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Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, depart from Liverpool Airport station.

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Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, arrive at Lancaster University, University Gates (University Entrance A6) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University.
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  • Distance: 46.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Liverpool Airport (LPL), England and Lancaster University, England?

You can take a bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Lancaster University via Manchester Sackville Street, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Preston, Lancashire, Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2), and Lancaster University, University Gates (University Entrance A6) in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hunts Cross to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Poulton-le-Fylde
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $13
Train from Hunts Cross to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Single
$7 - $11
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (Speke Hall Avenue) to Garston, Liverpool South Parkway (Woolton Road)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Speke, Tewit Hall Road (Tewitt Hall Road) to Hunts Cross Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (Speke Hall Avenue) to Garston, Liverpool South Parkway (Woolton Road)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Lancaster University, Sports Centre
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Lancaster University, University Gates (University Entrance A6)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Lancaster University, Furness College
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Halton Transport
Phone
01514233333
Email
enquiries@haltontransport.co.uk
Website
haltontransport.co.uk
Bus from Speke, Tewit Hall Road (Tewitt Hall Road) to Hunts Cross Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
haltontransport.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkdale, Bank Hall Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 38) to Lancaster University, Furness College
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Liverpool Airport to Lancaster University
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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