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There are 5 ways to get from Preston to Lancaster University by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 1 bus  •  43m

  1. Take the train from Preston to Lancaster
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Lancaster University, Sports Centre 1 / ...

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Bus  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Lancaster University National Express

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Train, line 4 bus  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Preston to Lancaster
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Lancaster City Centre, station to Lancaster University, University Underpass 4 / ...

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Lancaster University 19.6 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Preston to Lancaster University 19.6 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Lancaster University is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Lancaster University is to taxi which costs £55 - £65 and takes 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston, Lancashire and arriving at Lancaster University. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Preston and Lancaster University is 18 miles. The road distance is 19.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Lancaster University without a car is to train and line 1 bus which takes 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 43m to get from Preston to Lancaster University, including transfers.

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Preston to Lancaster University bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Preston, Lancashire station.

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Preston to Lancaster University bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Lancaster University is 20 miles. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Preston to Lancaster University.

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There are 481+ hotels available in Lancaster University. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Lancaster University.
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  • Distance: 17.6 miles
  • Duration: 43m

What companies run services between Preston, England and Lancaster University, England?

National Express operates a bus from Preston to Lancaster University once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Lancaster
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Lancaster University, Sports Centre
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Lancaster
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, station to Lancaster University, University Underpass
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Lancaster
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 Preston, Lancashire to Lancaster University
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Lancaster University
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$70 - $85
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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