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There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District by plane, 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.

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Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$179 - $352

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Bus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Grasmere National Express

$112 - $143

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Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$185 - $376

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$216 - $467

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$244 - $515

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$230 - $527

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$262 - $405

Train CrossCountry  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$241 - $346

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District 336.8 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District is to drive which costs £55 - £80 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District is to fly and train which costs £140 - £290 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Lake District is 264 miles. The road distance is 336.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs £200 - £320.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs £200 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £85 - £110 and takes 11 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District is 337 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District.

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Ryanair, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 1676+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 264.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Lake District, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District via London Victoria, Victoria station, Euston station, London Euston, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 5 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Lake District via London Victoria Coach Station and Grasmere in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
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 Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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