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There are 11 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Ullswater by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Penrith

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Train via Manchester

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes

Drive

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Ullswater

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN)
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train, line 508 bus

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the line 508 bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Matterdale, Dobbin Wood Lodge

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train, line 508 bus

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL)
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
  4. Take the line 508 bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Matterdale, Dobbin Wood Lodge

Fly London City to Glasgow, train, line 508 bus

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
  4. Take the line 508 bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Matterdale, Dobbin Wood Lodge

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

Fly London Heathrow to Durham, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Durham (MME)
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

London Paddington Station to Ullswater by subway, train and bus

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Ullswater is around 5h 59m and covers a distance of around 305 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 49m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 46m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Avanti West Coast and Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, the London Paddington Station to Ullswater service departs from Paddington and arrives in Matterdale, Dobbin Wood Lodge. Typically 60 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 10m
Layover time:
1h 49m
Total time:
5h 59m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 46m
Journey distance:
305 miles
Services per week:
60
Cheapest price:
£107
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:47
Last service departs at:
19:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Ullswater subway, train and bus schedules

Departing Monday, September 20, 2021

London Paddington Station → Ullswater
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ullswater is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ullswater is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Ullswater is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Ullswater is to bus which costs £19 - £27 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Ullswater is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 46m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Ullswater is 241 miles. The road distance is 283.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Ullswater without a car is to train which takes 5h 34m and costs £100 - £370.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from London Paddington Station to Ullswater, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Ullswater is to train which takes 5h 34m and costs £100 - £370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Ullswater is 284 miles. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from London Paddington Station to Ullswater.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1839+ hotels available in Ullswater. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Ullswater.
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  • Distance: 240.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Ullswater, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes hourly. Tickets cost £100 - £360 and the journey takes 3h 3m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Golders Green to Penrith once daily. Tickets cost £11 - £14 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £350
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £360
Flights from London Heathrow to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£100 - £360
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £140
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £360
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £27
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £27
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
First Great Western Service
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£70 - £90
Anytime Day 1st Class
£140 - £210
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £55
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£27 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £17
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £24
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £24
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £95
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
East Midlands Railways
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
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 London Golders Green to Penrith
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Matterdale, Dobbin Wood Lodge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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