There are 6 ways to get from London Victoria to Lake District by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train via Oxenholme Lake District  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$247 - $369

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Penrith National Express

$38 - $43

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Train  •  7 h 8 min

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

$176 - $276

Train, bus  •  10 h 42 min

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

$75 - $109

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Lake District 300.3 miles

$60 - $95

Train, fly, taxi  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX
  3. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Lake District

$221 - $640

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The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Lake District is to bus which costs £28 - £33 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Lake District is to train and fly and taxi which costs £160 - £490 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Victoria station to Lake District. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Lake District is 244 miles. The road distance is 300.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 5 h 42 min and costs £180 - £290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from London Victoria to Lake District, including transfers.

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London Victoria to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Lake District is to train which takes 5 h 42 min and costs £180 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £33 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Carlisle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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London Victoria to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 244.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Lake District, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Victoria to Lake District every 4 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Lake District once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $30 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
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 Victoria Coach Station to Penrith
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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