There are 8 ways to get from London Victoria to Lake District by train, bus, car, plane, taxi or subway

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 via Oxenholme Lake District  •  5 h 44 min

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

$257 - $380

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 33 min

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

$32 - $38

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 9 min

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

$174 - $279

Train, bus  •  10 h 2 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

$67 - $105

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Lake District 300.3 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Southend, fly to Carlisle, 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

Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the Tube from Sloane Square Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
  4. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
  5. 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)

$151 - $374

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
  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)

$125 - $361

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 twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
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 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Sloane Square Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Keswick
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
Schedules at
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
$5
Schedules at
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Victoria and Lake District is 391 km. The road distance is 480 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Lake District is to bus which costs £23 - £29 and takes 10 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Lake District is to train and fly and taxi which takes 4 h 59 min and costs £160 - £480.

No, there is no direct bus from London Victoria 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 Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from London Victoria to Lake District, including transfers.