There are 6 ways to get from Banbury to Lake District by train, bus or car

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Train via Oxenholme Lake District  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Banbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$228 - $333

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Banbury to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith National Express

$38 - $47

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Train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Banbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Penrith North Lakes

$152 - $230

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Banbury to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555

$137 - $202

Train, bus via Manchester Piccadilly  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Banbury to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carnforth
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555

$106 - $146

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Banbury to Lake District 234.7 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Banbury to Lake District is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Banbury to Lake District is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Banbury to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Banbury and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Banbury and Lake District is 186 miles. The road distance is 234.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Banbury to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs £170 - £260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Banbury to Lake District, including transfers.

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Banbury to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Banbury station.

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The best way to get from Banbury to Lake District is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs £170 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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Banbury to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Banbury to Lake District is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from Banbury to Lake District.

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Map of how to get from Banbury to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 185.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between Banbury, England and Lake District, England?

You can take a train from Banbury to Lake District via Birmingham New Street, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 5 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Banbury to Lake District via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Penrith, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 9 h 30 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Banbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Train from Banbury to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Banbury to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There are 1961+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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