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There are 4 ways to get from London to Coniston by train, night train, car, plane or bus

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  •  4h 6m

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

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Windermere

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 42m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Coniston 279.7 miles

Fly, train, line 505 bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take the line 505 bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange to Coniston, The Crown

London to Coniston by night train, train and bus

The journey time between London and Coniston is around 12h 38m and covers a distance of around 274 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 58m. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 34m. Operated by Caledonian Sleeper, Northern Rail and Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, the London to Coniston service departs from London Euston and arrives in Coniston, The Crown. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 39m
Layover time:
6h 58m
Total time:
12h 38m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
12h 34m
Journey distance:
274 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£64
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
23:30
Last service departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Coniston night train, train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Coniston is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Coniston is to train which costs £120 - £360 and takes 4h 6m.

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The distance between London and Coniston is 234 miles. The road distance is 279.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Coniston without a car is to train which takes 4h 6m and costs £120 - £360.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from London to Coniston, including transfers.

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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 to Coniston is 280 miles. It takes approximately 4h 42m to drive from London to Coniston.

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

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There are 789+ hotels available in Coniston. Prices start at £75 per night.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Coniston.
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  • Distance: 234 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

What companies run services between London, England and Coniston, Cumbria, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District every 2 hours. Tickets cost £90 - £320 and the journey takes 2h 43m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £55
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£13 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange to Coniston, The Crown
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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