There are 10 ways to get from Basildon to Lake District by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$256 - $383

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Penrith National Express

$44 - $58

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Train, Tube, bus, line 78 bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to Barking
  2. Take the Tube from Barking Underground Station to Euston Square Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
  4. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  5. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) 77A / ...

$185 - $290

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Lake District 320.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
  4. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
  5. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park)

$133 - $355

Fly Southend to Manchester, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$132 - $400

Bus to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$93 - $251

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
  5. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
  6. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park)

$162 - $385

Bus to London Stansted, fly to Glasgow, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Glasgow (GLA) STN - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$97 - $264

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, bus, line 78 bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  4. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  5. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
  6. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park)

$149 - $413

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Basildon to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via London Victoria Coach Station, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Lake District is 254 miles. The road distance is 320.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 6 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Basildon to Lake District, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Basildon to Lake District is to train which takes 6 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Lake District is 320 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to drive from Basildon to Lake District.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 253.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Basildon to Lake District hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Lake District via London Victoria Coach Station, Penrith, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 11 h 38 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to Barking
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking Underground Station to Euston Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
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 Basildon to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Penrith
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
firstgroup.com

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