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There are 11 ways to get from Bath to Lake District by train, 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.

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Train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$245 - $367

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith National Express

$63 - $87

9 alternative options

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Village Hall 555

$181 - $267

Train, bus via Crewe  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Lancaster
  4. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Village Hall 555

$198 - $292

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Lake District 282.7 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Bristol to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$188 - $383

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train, taxi  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
  4. Take a taxi from Penrith North Lakes to Lake District

$166 - $359

Fly Bristol to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$190 - $370

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$207 - $471

Train to Cardiff, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Newcastle (NCL) CWL - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$202 - $486

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$282 - $579

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The cheapest way to get from Bath to Lake District is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Lake District is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Bath and Lake District is 220 miles. The road distance is 282.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs £180 - £290.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Bath to Lake District, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bath to Lake District is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs £180 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 10 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bath to Lake District is 283 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to drive from Bath to Lake District.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 1982+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bath to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 219.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from Bath to Lake District via Bristol Temple Meads, Birmingham New Street, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 7 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Lake District via Bristol, Bus Station, Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Penrith, Rail Station, and Keswick Park Hotel in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
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 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Crewe to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
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 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
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
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Village Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith North Lakes to Lake District
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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