There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to Lake District by train or car

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Recommended option

Train via Oxenholme Lake District  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$186 - $263

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$111 - $167

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Lake District 187.8 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Lake District is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Lake District is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Lake District is 150 miles. The road distance is 187.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Birmingham to Lake District, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Lake District is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Birmingham to Lake District.

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  • Distance: 149.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Birmingham to Lake District every 3 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 6 min.

Train operators
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 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
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
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160

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