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There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Lake District National Park by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h

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

$189 - $267

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith National Express

$51 - $67

3 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Village Hall 555

$158 - $220

Train, bus via Manchester Piccadilly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street 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

$149 - $209

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Lake District National Park 187.8 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Lake District National Park is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Lake District National Park is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Lake District National Park without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs £140 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Birmingham to Lake District National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Lake District National Park is to train which takes 4 h and costs £140 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Lake District National Park.
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  • Distance: 149.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Birmingham to Lake District National Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Lake District National Park once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 55 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 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 Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
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
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
National Express

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