There are 5 ways to get from Gloucester to Lake District National Park by train, bus or car

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Train via Oxenholme Lake District  •  5 h 49 min

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

$229 - $335

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Bus  •  10 h 25 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

$38 - $47

3 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 6 min

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

$153 - $232

Train, bus  •  9 h 43 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

$138 - $204

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

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

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

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 25 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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The best way to get from Gloucester to Lake District National Park without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Gloucester to Lake District National Park, including transfers.

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Gloucester to Lake District National Park bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gloucester station.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Lake District National Park is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 25 min.

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Gloucester to Lake District National Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gloucester to Lake District National Park is 236 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Gloucester to Lake District National Park.

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There are 1971+ hotels available in Lake District National Park. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to Lake District National Park.
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  • Distance: 187.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

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 49 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 25 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 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 Birmingham New Street to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Gloucester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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