The nearest airport is Manchester International (MAN) approximately 2 hours by road or rail. Manchester Airport is one of the busiest airports in the UK outside of London with direct flights from many destinations worldwide. The railway and bus station within Manchester Airport offers accessible transport links throughout the UK.
London airports are also easily accessible (London is approximately 3 hours by train).
Airport shuttles are offered between Manchester Airport and Manjushri KMC at the start and end of the Festival. Due to ongoing rail workers strikes, we strongly encourage those arriving into Manchester Airport to book these shuttles. So that we can reserve the necessary buses, please book early to avoid disappointment.
Coaches from Manchester Airport to Manjushri KMC are available on the following days/times:
Friday, May 26 - 11am & 1pm
Returning from Manjushri KMC to Manchester Airport:
Wednesday, May 31 - 2.00pm
Price: £30 each way
Please see booking terms & conditions for payment/cancellation terms
The nearest railway station is located in Ulverston and is 2 miles from Manjushri KMC. There are many direct trains to and from Manchester Airport, as well as regular trains to Lancaster for rail connections to the rest of the UK. Train timetables and journey planners are available from National Rail Enquiries.
**Note that there is currently a lot of disruption across the UK railway network, so please allow extra time for your journey**
During Festivals, taxis regularly serve the route between Ulverston train station and Manjushri KMC. If arriving for the Festival, it is possible that you will also be able to share a taxi with fellow Festival participants.
For more information visit taxi info
Manjushri KMC is only 30 minutes from the M6 (Jct 36). Follow signs for A590 Barrow-in-Furness.
In Ulverston go straight on at the first roundabout, take the second left onto A5087, signed Bardsea, ‘Coastal route to Barrow’. Manjushri KMC is two miles on the left.
Address: Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Conishead Priory, Priory Road, Ulverston. LA12 9QQ