Lancaster

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Lancaster

type.private_room 44 875/month
type.residence 15 924/month
type.studio 17 856/month
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Lancaster is located in the North West of England, in the county of Lancashire. It is a historical city that has different buildings and important monuments, such as the Castle, which is located on a hill, or the City Museum. It is located on the banks of the River Lune.

Although it is a small city, young people always find something interesting to see and do. If the English climate throws you back in your decision, many students assure that with time you get used to the rain and clouds and that you will have just as much fun, but remember to have an umbrella or raincoat at hand!

Looking for student accommodation in Lancaster? First of all, we recommend that you start doing it as soon as possible to have more options to find one at a good price. Secondly, we recommend that you use the Erasmus Play search engine where you will be able to compare a wide variety of verified apartments, rooms and residences from different online platforms and websites. You will surely find your ideal accommodation more easily!

Student apartments for rent in Lancaster

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Are you looking for a cheap student apartment in Lancaster? You will find two different types of flats: some with several rooms to share with other students and others with a capacity for one or two people. Of course, most of the apartments for rent in Lancaster have basic appliances such as a refrigerator, oven and microwave, as well as furniture in their common areas and the different rooms.

For reference, the cost of a studio flat, with capacity for one or two people (ideally couples), ranges from 510 pounds a month onwards. The average price is around 650 pounds a month.

Student room for rent in Lancaster

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Most students who move to this English city tend to choose a room in a shared flat. In general, the different rooms available are furnished with everything a student needs, that is, with a bed, desk, chair and wardrobe.

In general, the price of rooms in shared flats starts from 300 pounds, although it can go up to 1,150 pounds, always depending on the characteristics that it has, the location of the apartment and what the price includes. However, the average price of this type of accommodation is usually around 450 pounds per month.

Student accommodation in Lancaster

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All students who move to live their Erasmus experience in this English city wonder, what are the best neighbourhoods to live as a student in Lancaster? To make it easier for you to locate yourself in the city, below we mention some of the neighbourhoods most chosen by young people and the characteristics that make them ideal.

Flats for rent in the centre of Lancaster

The central neighbourhood of this English city is ideal for students as most of the shops, restaurants, bars, cafes, clubs and other places of relaxation frequented by young people are located here in their spare moments. There is also easy access to the various universities in the city.

Apartments in Moorgate and Primrose

These neighbourhoods are located to the south of the city centre, so they are located between that area and the campus of the University of Cumbria. Thanks to this, you will have easy access to both sites, without having to invest a lot of time or money in transport.

Rooms for Rent in Bailrigg or Galgate

These two areas are located to the south of downtown Lancaster and are ideal for students heading to the Lancaster University campus. Of course, keep in mind that in these neighbourhoods there is less atmosphere than in the city centre and fewer options to spend leisure time outside the institution.

Erasmus accommodation near the universities of Lancaster

These are the two most important universities in the English city that host a multitude of international students every year:

Lancaster University (LU)

The main campus of this institution is located about 5 kilometres from the city centre to the south, in the Bailrigg district. This campus includes a wide variety of facilities for students, from sports venues to shops and a bookstore, to bars and hairdressers. If you want to live near this institution, you can find accommodation in the Bailrigg and Galgate areas, or from the centre, you can get there in about 30 minutes by public transport.

The University of Cumbria at Lancaster

This institution has one of its campuses in Lancaster, which is located in the Bowerham area, to the southeast of the city centre. In it are faculties such as Health Sciences, Sports, Education and Business. The campus also has several facilities that students can take advantage of, such as a gym, various sports courts and cafeterias. From the centre of Lancaster, you can get there in about 15 minutes on foot or by public transport.

University residence in Lancaster

Each of the institutions in this English city has its offer of accommodation for students. Conveniently, you have to look at what each one includes, what type of accommodation they have and what the final monthly price will be since the cost can be much higher than renting a room in a private apartment with other students.

Frequently asked questions about studying in Lancaster

How much does a student room cost in Lancaster?
The price of a room can vary widely, between a range of 350 and 1,150 pounds. However, the average cost is usually around 450 pounds per month.
How much is the Erasmus scholarship to study in Lancaster?
This depends on the country and your university of origin since each one has different regulations in this regard.
Where to find student accommodation in Lancaster?
Many students move to this city to live the Erasmus experience, so we recommend looking for and comparing accommodation as soon as possible through the Erasmus Play search engine to find one that suits your preferences.
What is the approximate monthly expense for a student in Lancaster?
Exchanging money for pounds tends to make the cost of living in Lancaster more expensive. Here estimate that you have to have around 800 pounds a month for rent, food and some leisure activities.
Why go on Erasmus to Lancaster?
In this English city, you will be able to meet other international students from different parts of the world and also improve your level of English, a language that will surely be very useful for your personal and professional life. From Lancaster you will also be able to travel to nearby places, enjoying the surroundings of nature such as beaches and mountains.