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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

$238 - $334

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Banbury to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Penrith National Express

$37 - $49

4 alternative options

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

$150 - $243

Train, bus  •  8 h 45 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

$128 - $198

Bus, train  •  10 h 57 min

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

$49 - $70

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 £27 - £40 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Banbury to Lake District is to drive which takes 4 h 7 min and costs £35 - £55.

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The distance between Banbury and Lake District is 297 km. The road distance is 376 km.

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

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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, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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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, Penrith, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 9 h 25 min.

Train operators
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $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 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
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 UK
Email
customer.services@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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Banbury to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Banbury to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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