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

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  •  6 h 21 min

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

$276 - $404

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 Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
  3. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Penrith

$53 - $75

3 alternative options

Train, Tube, bus, line 78 bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham 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 / ...

$193 - $302

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

$219 - $634

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 $150 - $240 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), Stansted Airport London, London Golders Green, 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
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
National Express
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 Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Penrith
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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
$160 - $200
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Basildon to Lake District?

The distance between Basildon and Lake District is 406 km. The road distance is 513 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Basildon to Lake District?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Basildon to Lake District?

The quickest way to get from Basildon to Lake District is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £150 - £460.

Is there a direct bus between Basildon and Lake District?

No, there is no direct bus from Basildon 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 Stansted Airport London, London Golders Green, 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.

How long does it take to get from Basildon to Lake District?

It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Basildon to Lake District, including transfers.