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How to get to Morecambe


For those of you who may be blissfully unaware of these facts, Morecambe can be found in the North West of England, in North Lancashire to be precise, on Morecambe Bay itself.

To Get Here



To get to Morecambe by Train there are services through to Lancaster, where you change from the main line to get the branch line out to Morecambe.

There are main line services from most major cities to Lancaster- London, Manchester, Bolton, Preston, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Plymouth, Penzance, etc. It is on the Virgin West-Coast main line. service details can be found at:

The journey time from London can vary between 2 hours 30 minutes and 3 hours. The branch train on to Morecambe takes about another 10 minutes.

There is an airport train which links through to Manchester Airport, and Liverpool John Lennon and Blackpool Airports are also relatively accessible.



There are also buses from Lancaster Bus station through to Morecambe- The 2, 2a, 3, and 4 run by Stagecoach North West

There are also longer-distance buses running directly from Preston and Blackpool.

Coach Travel


National Express runs Coach Services into Lancaster Bus Station. They run to Blackpool, Birmingham, London, Barrow, Edinburgh and Glasgow.


There are also generally taxis available at Lancaster Train Station through to Morecambe, varying between £10-15 dependent on the time of day and number of passengers.

2 thoughts on “How to get to Morecambe

  1. where can i get a bus from blackpool to morecombe return fare please and timetable


    • I think you have to go via Preston/Lancaster, but I would check with Stagecoach…

      Route Number: 42 (Fylde Coast)
      Description: Blackpool – Poulton – Great Eccleston – Catterall – Garstang – Forton – Galgate – Lancaster University – Lancaster
      View Timetable: View Timetable

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      Route Number: 42 (Lancaster)
      Description: Lancaster – Garstang – Great Eccleston – Poulton Le Fylde – Blackpool
      View Timetable: Valid from December 2012

      Additional Information: Low FloorWheelchair

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      Route Number: 86/89 (Fylde Coast)
      Description: 86 Fleetwood – Cleveleys – Thornton – Hambleton – Knott End, then 89 Knott End – Pilling – Stakepool – Cockerham – Glasson Dock – Lancaster
      View Timetable: Valid from 6th January 2013

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