Travel from Cardiff to Lake-District

Bus or train from Cardiff to Lake District?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Cardiff to Lake District hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Lake District 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Cardiff to Lake District

From Cardiff Central train to Crewe, train to Oxenholme Lake District, train to Windermere, then taxi to Lake District. 6 h 39 min £212. From Cardiff Central train to Crewe, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park). 8 h 5 min £138. From Cardiff Central train to Manchester Piccadilly, train to Windermere, walk to Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church), line 555 bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park). 8 h 56 min £93. From Cardiff Central train to Manchester Piccadilly, train to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand B), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park). 9 h 24 min £82. From Cardiff Coach Station bus to Birmingham, bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park). 10 h 18 min £32. From Cardiff drive to Lake District. 5 h 3 min £54. From Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) bus to Cardiff airport, fly to Edinburgh airport, tram to Haymarket, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Lake District. 8 h 38 min £121. From Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) bus to Cardiff airport, fly to Newcastle airport, train to Newcastle, train to Carlisle, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Lake District. 9 h 15 min £150. From Cardiff Central train to Temple Meads, bus to Bristol airport, fly to Edinburgh airport, tram to Haymarket, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Lake District. 9 h 18 min £131. From Cardiff Central train to Temple Meads, bus to Bristol airport, fly to Newcastle airport, train to Newcastle, train to Carlisle, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Lake District. 9 h 44 min £116.
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      1 Train via Oxenholme Lake District
      • One-Way approx: USD $234 - $330
      • Duration: 6 h 39 min
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      2 Train
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      • Duration: 8 h 5 min
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      3 Train via Manchester Piccadilly
      • One-Way approx: USD $111 - $165
      • Duration: 8 h 56 min
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      4 Train, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $98 - $143
      • Duration: 9 h 24 min
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      6 Drive
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      7 Fly Cardiff to Edinburgh, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $116 - $278
      • Duration: 8 h 38 min
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      8 Fly Cardiff to Newcastle, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $106 - $343
      • Duration: 9 h 15 min
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      9 Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $135 - $284
      • Duration: 9 h 18 min
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      10 Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $110 - $289
      • Duration: 9 h 44 min
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