Lancaster is reachable from all major airports in the UK.
Manchester International airport
is the closest airport.
Lancaster University has information on
getting to Lancaster.
Travel from/to Manchester International Airport
- By rail:
There are many direct trains, whilst others involve a change. Timetables for trains to
and from Manchester International Airport are available at the
National Rail website.
The train journey takes about 1.5hours.
- By taxi:
EXECUTIVE CARS has agreed to a special rate for AOSD '04 participants.
Cost: 90GBP (return trip), 50GBP (single trip)
If you wish to arrange this service, please contact Executive Cars directly yourself and quote "AOSD '04" and your registration ID number.
Tel No: +44 15242 22274
Fax No: +44 15242 22458
- Email/telephone/fax Executive Cars providing them with your flight
information, including arrival time, flight number and where you are flying
- Credit card details should be faxed or provided by telephone. All passengers will be provided with a receipt.
- Executive cars will confirm your booking by email.
Executive Cars Cancellation Policy:
Any cancellations within 24 hours of booking will incur a 50% fare charge.
Local Travel Information
Lancaster University Campus is approximately 3 miles south of the center of the city of
Lancaster. See Campus Map
Lancaster City Centre to Lancaster University
- By Taxi:
- A1 Taxis: 01524 35666
- Beatstream: 01524 32090
- 848848: 01524 32090
Further details will be provided at the conference.
Taxis are usually available from outside the station.
- By Bus:
Buses run every 10mins (approx) during the day and every 20mins (approx) in the evening.
Bus Number: 2, 2A, 3, 4 (Only 2A operates in the evening). A bus timetable will be provided
in the conference pack. The fare is £1.00 (single) and £1.50
(return) – approx.
Bus stop: Lancaster Bus Station or there is a bus stop a few minutes walk from the
railway station by Lancaster market on Common Garden Street.
Lancaster University to Lancaster City Centre
Edited by the AOSD Conference Committee. Send comments to: email@example.com