There are 5 ways to get from Basildon to Lake District by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$266 - $383

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Golders Green, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from London Golders Green, Bus Station to Penrith

$50 - $69

3 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the line 205 bus from City of London, Duke's Place to Euston Station 205
  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 / ...

$184 - $291

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Lake District 320.5 miles

$65 - $100

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX
  2. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Lake District

$209 - $623

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Lake District is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Lake District is to fly and taxi which costs £150 - £470 and takes 4 h 15 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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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Basildon to Lake District, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via London Stansted Airport, London Golders Green, Bus Station, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Basildon to Lake District every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Lake District via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), London Stansted Airport, London Golders Green, Bus Station, Penrith, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
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
Every 3 hours
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
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Duke's Place to Euston Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London Golders Green, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green, Bus Station to Penrith
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
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
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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