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There are 10 ways to get from Bournemouth to Lake District by train, bus, car or plane

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 via Birmingham New Street  •  7 h 57 min

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

$267 - $392

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Penrith National Express

$63 - $81

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Train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$238 - $331

Train, bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Grasmere National Express

$191 - $265

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Lake District 352.5 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$187 - $370

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$183 - $417

Train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$212 - $478

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

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$262 - $530

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  4. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District

$239 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Lake District is to bus which costs £45 - £65 and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Lake District is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Lake District is 268 miles. The road distance is 352.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 7 h 57 min and costs £200 - £310.

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Bournemouth to Lake District, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Lake District is to train which takes 7 h 57 min and costs £200 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 12 h.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bournemouth to Lake District is 353 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to drive from Bournemouth to Lake District.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1993+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 268.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Lake District via Birmingham New Street, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 7 h 57 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bournemouth to Lake District once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $35 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Train from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $160
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Train from Bournemouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
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 Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Penrith
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express

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