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 29 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$23 - $38

Cheapest option

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  •  3 h 18 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

$24 - $34

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

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University is to bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 59 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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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Lancaster University, including transfers.

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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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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 hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Northern Rail also services this route 5 times a week. 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Poulton-le-Fylde
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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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