There are 6 ways to get from Hereford to Lake District by train, 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 via Oxenholme Lake District  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Oxenholme Lake District

$211 - $296

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Ross-on-Wye to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Keswick National Express

$36 - $48

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Hereford to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Penrith North Lakes

$123 - $199

Train, bus  •  8 h 23 min

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

$96 - $150

Train, bus via Birmingham New Street  •  10 h 6 min

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

$107 - $163

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Hereford to Lake District 236.2 miles

$50 - $75

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

You can take a train from Hereford to Lake District via Crewe, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hereford to Lake District via Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice), Ross-on-Wye, Birmingham, Keswick, and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 11 h 2 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Crewe to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
Train from Crewe to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
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 Ross-on-Wye to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Keswick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hereford to Lake District?

The distance between Hereford and Lake District is 273 km. The road distance is 378 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hereford to Lake District?

The cheapest way to get from Hereford to Lake District is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hereford to Lake District?

The quickest way to get from Hereford to Lake District is to drive which takes 4 h 22 min and costs £35 - £55.

Is there a direct bus between Hereford and Lake District?

No, there is no direct bus from Hereford to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Hereford, Gala Bingo (Back of Woolworths) and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Ross-on-Wye, Birmingham and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 2 min.

How long does it take to get from Hereford to Lake District?

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Hereford to Lake District, including transfers.