• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 5 ways to get from Burnley to Lake District by train, taxi, 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, taxi  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take a taxi from Windermere to Lake District

$125 - $193

Cheapest option

Line 152 bus, line 40 bus, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station 40 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Village Hall 555

$83 - $105

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Carnforth
  2. Take the bus from Carnforth, station to Grasmere, Village Hall 555

$99 - $129

Line 152 bus, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152
  2. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Grasmere National Express

$84 - $107

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Burnley to Lake District 99.1 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Lake District is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Burnley to Lake District is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h.

More details

The distance between Burnley and Lake District is 62 miles. The road distance is 99.1 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Burnley to Lake District without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 18 min and costs £95 - £150.

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Burnley to Lake District, including transfers.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Lake District is 99 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Burnley to Lake District.

Get driving directions

There are 1670+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Burnley to Lake District.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 62 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

You can take a bus from Burnley to Lake District via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand, Preston, Lancashire, and Grasmere in around 5 h 32 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, station to Grasmere, Village Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
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
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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 Preston, Lancashire to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Lancaster
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Lancaster
Other operators
Taxi from Windermere to Lake District
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.