Lancaster university campus

How to find us

Lancaster University lies approximately 3 miles south of the City of Lancaster. The city is within 70 miles of Manchester’s International Airport and well served by road and public transport links.

Maps and directions to campus

If using an online route planner or satnav, the main University postcode is LA1 4YW.

For the Health Innovation Campus use LA1 4YW.

For Forrest Hills use LA2 0PL.

Directions to Lancaster University's Bailrigg campus

Lancaster University's main campus at Bailrigg is on the A6 just south of the city of Lancaster. It is close to junction 33 of the the M6 motorway, or a short bus ride from Lancaster railway station.

View or download a PDF version of Lancaster University's campus map

Campus Map

Navigate around Lancaster University campus using our interactive map


Travelling to campus



The University work with AccessAble to provide access guides to various part of the University campus, which detail key access information including accessible routes, facilities and parking information.

Accessible parking is available across campus: for one-off visits, Blue Badges will suffice. There are accessible parking spaces all around campus - see the campus map for locations.