The nearest airport to Lancaster is Manchester Airport, which has links to destinations throughout North America and Europe. Lancaster is easily accessible by train, with direct links from Manchester Airport (1 hr 10 mins), London (2.5 hrs), and Edinburgh (2hr 20 mins). Information on train times can be found here.

Lancaster University campus is three miles south of the city. Taxis are available from the train station. If traveling by car, exit the M6 at junction 33 and travel south for five minutes on the A6. For GPS, use the postcode: LA1 4YW.