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Preston is ideally located in the centre of Lancashire. Manchester and Liverpool are less then an hours train journey away. UCLan’s main campus lies in the Preston City Centre, within walking distance of restaurants, shops, night life, commerce and transport links. Routes to Preston Travelling to and from Preston is surprisingly easy since the City is a major focus of rail and road networks. The M6 motorway links Preston with the rest of the country and the M61 (M62) and M65, provide quick access to East Lancashire, Manchester and Yorkshire. International Airport Network The North West region is served with three International Airports with direct flights from the major London Airports. International Airports at Manchester, Liverpool and Blackpool serve the north-west. Liverpool John Lennon Airport http://www.liverpooljohnlennonairport.com/ Manchester International Airport Manchester International Airport has direct rail link which takes approximately 40 minutes to Preston Train Station. http://www.manchester-airport-guide.co.uk/ http://www.manchesterairport.co.uk/web.nsf Blackpool International Airport http://www.blackpoolinternational.com/ Rail Travel Preston is a mainline station on the Glasgow to London Inter-City West Coast Line and regular cross – country services from the east and Midlands are in operation. There are also regular direct trains to Manchester International Airport, the City of Liverpool and Blackpool. The University is only a ten minute walk form the train station. The main Preston taxi rank is directly outside the station. Rail Enquiries: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/ Rail Travel Times (approx) London - 2.5 hours Bristol - 4.5 hours Edinburgh - 3 hours Glasgow - 2.5 hours Birmingham - 2 hours Leeds - 2 hours Sheffield - 2 hours Liverpool - 1 hour Manchester - 1 hour Blackpool - 0.5 hour
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