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Getting to the Lancaster district

Details of how to get to the Lancaster district. For town hall and customer service centre locations please see our Contact page.

By rail

Lancaster Station is on the (Virgin) West Coast Line and is easily accessible from stations along this line.

Northern Rail and Trans Pennine express also operate trains on this line to stations between Manchester and Barrow-in-Furness, as well as to the lake District and Cumbria. Morecambe, Bare, Heysham and Carnforth are all accessible by train.

By road

M6 motorway to Junction 33 (for Lancaster South and the University), Junction 34 (for Lancaster Centre, Morecambe, Port of Heysham and the Lune Valley), or Junction 35 and 35A (for Lancaster North, Morecambe, Port of Heysham and Carnforth)

By coach and bus

National Express nationwide coach services stop at Lancaster Bus Station and Lancaster University.

By air

Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon Airports are just over an hour's drive away. There is a frequent direct rail service between Lancaster and Manchester Airport.

By sea

For details of sailings between the Isle of Man and the Port of Heysham - call the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company on 01624 661 661 or visit the Steampacket website.

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Lancaster City Council
Town Hall
Dalton Square

Telephone: 01524 582 000

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