Port of Heysham

Land Transport and Travel To and From Port Heysham
(Heysham, Lancashire, England, UK)

Passengers seeking land connections between the ferry port and destinations in Lancashire and beyond can make use of a variety of convenient options. Those travelling from afar can travel by rail to Lancaster, from where a connection direct to Heysham is available; alternatively there are coaches from various UK cities to Morecambe and Lancaster.

A limited bus service is available and taxis can be booked from local private hire companies.

Travel by Bus and Shuttles

Operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, bus numbers 3 and 4 run from Lancaster University to Combermere road in Heysham. From here, the ferry port is approximately a 10-minute walk or a two-minute taxi ride. Meanwhile, National Express provides coach services to both Morecambe and Lancaster.

Car Hire and Road Travel

Take the M6 as far as Junction 34, at which point exit onto the A589. Follow the A589 in the Morecambe direction for about 3.5 miles before following the signs for the ferry port, which is situated at the town's western end.

Being a small town, Heysham does not offer comprehensive car hire services and passengers are advised to try neighbouring Morecambe, where a selection of rental companies are on hand. Alternatively, make life easier for yourself by booking online; that way you get the best rates and it is the easiest method of comparing companies.

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Trains and Rail Travel

Heysham Port Railway Station is operated by Northern Rail, which provides services along the Morecambe Branch line. Commencing at Lancaster, the principle stops along the way are at Bare Lane and Morecambe, before the service terminates at Heysham Port.

Car Parking

A car park is located next to the ferry port terminal building and it offers both short-stay and long-stay parking options. Spaces for disabled drivers are also available and are conveniently located within walking distance of the terminal.

Travel by Taxis

To be guaranteed of a taxi to collect you from the port and deliver you to your onward destination, passengers are advised to book ahead by calling one of the following local companies: Go Cabs (+44 800 731 7109); Lancaster Radio Taxis (+44 1524 844 844); or Morecambe and Heysham Taxis (+44 1524 832 111).

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