There are 4 ways to get from Liverpool 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  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Oxenholme Lake District

$145 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2
  2. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Keswick National Express / ...

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 78 bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  4. 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 / ...

$67 - $108

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Lake District 116.2 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Lake District is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Lake District is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Lake District is 76 miles. The road distance is 116.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Liverpool to Lake District, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Preston, Lancashire and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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The nearest airport to Lake District is Carlisle (CAX) Airport which is 33.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Newcastle (NCL) (69.3 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (81.8 miles), Manchester (MAN) (86.9 miles) and Edinburgh (EDI) (100.9 miles).

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 76.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Lake District via Wigan North Western, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Lake District via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand, Preston, Lancashire, Keswick, and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 7 h 27 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Wigan North Western to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Preston, Lancashire to Keswick
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
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
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 3) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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