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

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$152 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Keswick National Express

$25 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, line 888 bus, line 78 bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Langwathby
  2. Take the line 888 bus from Langwathby, Rail Station (Track to Langwathby Rail Station) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888
  3. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) 77A / ...

$46 - $59

Train, bus  •  7 h 12 min

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

$43 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Lake District National Park 130 miles

$27 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Lake District National Park is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Lake District National Park is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds station to Lake District National Park. However, there are services departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Lake District National Park is 82 miles. The road distance is 130 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Lake District National Park without a car is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £110 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Leeds to Lake District National Park, including transfers.

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Leeds to Lake District National Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Lake District National Park is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £110 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Lake District National Park.
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  • Distance: 82 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Leeds to Lake District National Park via Manchester Piccadilly, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeds to Lake District National Park via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Keswick, Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), and Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) in around 8 h 30 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Langwathby
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Langwathby, Rail Station (Track to Langwathby Rail Station) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
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
$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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Keswick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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