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There are 9 ways to get from Brighton to Lake District by train, car, plane, taxi or bus

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Train via Kendal  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

£172 - £453

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Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
  4. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Seatoller, National Trust car park

£82 - £542

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Train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes

£131 - £405

Drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Drive from Brighton to Lake District 359 miles

£60 - £90

Train, train to Southend, fly to Carlisle, taxi  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX
  4. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Lake District

£209 - £478

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 48m

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

£157 - £473

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
  4. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Seatoller, National Trust car park

£89 - £534

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
  4. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District

£154 - £548

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
  5. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Seatoller, National Trust car park

£100 - £616

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Lake District is to drive which costs £60 - £90 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Lake District is to train and fly and taxi which costs £200 - £480 and takes 6h 1m.

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The distance between Brighton and Lake District is 285 miles. The road distance is 359 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Lake District without a car is to train via Kendal which takes 6h 21m and costs £170 - £460.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Brighton to Lake District, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Carlisle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Lake District is 359 miles. It takes approximately 6h 8m to drive from Brighton to Lake District.

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Loganair offers flights from Southend Airport to Carlisle Airport.

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There are 1858+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £8 - £21.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 285.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Lake District via London Victoria, Victoria station, Euston station, London Euston, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 6h 21m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £400
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £210
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £330
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £750
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £140
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £140
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£15 - £21
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£15 - £21
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£90 - £320
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£240 - £320
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£100 - £360
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £140
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £360
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £55
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£24 - £30
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£22 - £28
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£22 - £28
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £16
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £35
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £55
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Seatoller, National Trust car park
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£2 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
£110 - £140
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527 575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Metro Taxis
Phone
+44 1228 522 088
KV Cars - Carlisle Taxi
Phone
+44 1228 263 646
Website
kvcars.net
Carlisle Taxis
Phone
+44 1228 247 365
Website
carlisle-taxis.com
AAA Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 808 777
Tartan Taxi of Gretna Green
Phone
+44 7837 537 525
Central Cabs of Gretna
Phone
+44 7717 363 437
Website
central-cabs-gretna.co.uk

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