There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$29 - $38

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Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Lancaster University National Express

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, line 42 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport 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 - $37

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University 58.3 miles

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Lancaster University 58.3 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Lancaster University. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Lancaster University is 50 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University without a car is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University is 58 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University.

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  • Distance: 49.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Lancaster University, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University every 2 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach Lancaster
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
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 Airport to Lancaster University
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Lancaster University
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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