There are 6 ways to get from Gloucester to Lake District National Park by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Oxenholme Lake District  •  5 h 50 min

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

$239 - $336

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith National Express

$37 - $49

4 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Penrith North Lakes

$151 - $245

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555

$129 - $200

Train, bus via Manchester Piccadilly  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carnforth
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555

$86 - $126

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Lake District National Park 235.6 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Lake District National Park is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 10 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Lake District National Park is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Gloucester and Lake District National Park is 187 miles. The road distance is 235.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Gloucester to Lake District National Park, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to Lake District National Park. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 17 min.

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What companies run services between Gloucester, England and Lake District National Park, England?

You can take a train from Gloucester to Lake District National Park via Birmingham New Street, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 5 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to Lake District National Park via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Penrith, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), and Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) in around 10 h 17 min.

Train operators
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 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Birmingham New Street to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gloucester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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