How to get to LUSoM

Getting to LUSoM

Our students come from across the entire county.

Getting to Lancaster University School of Mathematics couldn’t be easier. Our building is on London Road, just a five minute walk from Preston bus station and the city centre and within fifteen minutes’ walk from the railway station.

Help with transport costs

It may be possible to offset the cost of your travel by making an application for a College Bursary Award. For further information, please visit the college bursary section on the website and make an application by clicking here

If you are ounsure about transport to LUSoM, just contact a member of the Student Services Team, who will be able to advise you on E-mail:

LUSoM catchment area in the North West map

Northern Rail Network Map

For more information on station accessibility and journey assistance please visit the Northern Rail accessible travel page. You can speak directly with their Customer Experience Centre which is open between 0700 and 2200 on days when trains are running and can help assist with bookings, if you need help during your journey, or for any other general enquiries: 0800 200 6060.

LUSoM train map

By Bus

If you are not familiar with the bus services operating in your area, the following websites give useful journey and travel information and alternative travel options:

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The college can offer discounted travel tickets on local bus services in the area. The tickets allow travel at any time, at weekends and in the college holidays. Bus passes are purchased through Wisepay. Please follow this link to purchase a pass. Travel passes will be posted to students once purchased.

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For students travelling on the Transdev Service 152/153, this will be a mobile ticket. You will be sent an email to activate your ticket. For new students, this will be to your personal email address and for current students, it will be to your college email address, you will need to download the Transdev Go app to use your ticket.

Transdev Go App >>

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By Bike & Foot

There are a variety of cycle & walking routes into Preston city centre.
There is provision to store your bicycle in the car park at the back of the LUSoM building.

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Cycle Safety >>

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By Car

We have a limited number of designated student car park spaces, which are shared by the whole student body.


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