There are 4 ways to get from Blackpool to Keswick by train, bus or car

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, bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...

$43 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 42
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Keswick Park Hotel (was Cars of the Stars) 555

$13 - $19

2 alternative options

Line 42 bus, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 42 bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Northbound) 42
  2. Take the bus from Galgate to Keswick National Express

$14 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Keswick 84.6 miles

$18 - $27

What companies run services between Blackpool, England and Keswick, Cumbria, England?

You can take a bus from Blackpool to Keswick via Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Northbound) and Galgate in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
Train from Preston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 Galgate to Keswick
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Northbound)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Keswick Park Hotel (was Cars of the Stars)
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Blackpool to Keswick?

The distance between Blackpool and Keswick is 87 km. The road distance is 135 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Keswick?

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Keswick is to bus which costs £9 - £14 and takes 4 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Blackpool to Keswick?

The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Keswick is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £13 - £19.

Is there a direct bus between Blackpool and Keswick?

No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Keswick. However, there are services departing from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street and arriving at Keswick via Galgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Blackpool to Keswick?

It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Blackpool to Keswick, including transfers.