There are 6 ways to get from Basingstoke to Lake District by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 21 min

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

$264 - $396

Cheapest option

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$110 - $265

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  8 h 20 min

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

$173 - $262

Train, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke 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

$127 - $179

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to Lake District 303.2 miles

$65 - $95

Train, train to Southend, fly to Carlisle, taxi  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX
  4. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Lake District

$237 - $665

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Lake District is to drive which costs £45 - £75 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to Lake District is to drive which costs £45 - £75 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Basingstoke and Lake District is 241 miles. The road distance is 303.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs £200 - £310.

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

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Carlisle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basingstoke to Lake District is 303 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Basingstoke to Lake District.

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Loganair offers flights from Southend Airport to Carlisle Airport.

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Map of how to get from Basingstoke to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 241.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Basingstoke to Lake District via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Basingstoke to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Basingstoke to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Basingstoke to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Greater Anglia
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
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
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
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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