There are 4 ways to get from Liverpool to Lake District by train, taxi, 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.

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Train, taxi  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take a taxi from Windermere to Lake District

£88 - £167

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Bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from LIVERPOOL One Bus Station, Canning Place to Preston, Lancashire National Express
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station X8

£15 - £25

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station X8

£21 - £42

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Lake District 115.8 miles

£20 - £29

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Lake District is to bus which costs £14 - £26 and takes 5h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Lake District is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Lake District. However, there are services departing from LIVERPOOL One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park via Preston City Centre, Bus Station and Keswick, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

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The distance between Liverpool and Lake District is 76 miles. The road distance is 115.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Lake District without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3h 25m and costs £85 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Liverpool to Lake District, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, depart from LIVERPOOL One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Liverpool to Lake District bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, arrive at Keswick, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Lake District is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Liverpool to Lake District.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 76.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Liverpool One to Lake District via Preston, Lancashire, Preston City Centre, Bus Station, and Keswick, Bus Station in around 5h 38m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Bus operators
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 LIVERPOOL One Bus Station, Canning Place to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Other operators
Taxi from Windermere to Lake District
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£60 - £80
South Cumbria Taxis
Phone
+44 7835 505 697
Website
bowness-taxis.co.uk
G Taxi
Phone
+44 1539 447 170
Ace Taxi Windermere
Phone
+44 1539 445 445
Website
acetaxiwindermere.co.uk

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