There are 10 ways to get from London to Derwentwater by train, bus, night train, car, plane or taxi

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  •  4 h 19 min

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

$258 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 52 min

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

$36 - $46

8 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$183 - $279

Train, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Lancaster
  2. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555

$156 - $239

Night train, train, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Carnforth
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555

$57 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from London to Derwentwater 296.9 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Southend, fly to Carlisle, taxi  •  4 h 12 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 Derwentwater

$219 - $627

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  7 h 33 min

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

$147 - $372

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 8 min

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

$127 - $355

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 43 min

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

$142 - $437

What companies run services between London, England and Derwentwater, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Derwentwater every 3 hours. Tickets cost $150 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Derwentwater once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 15 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
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 and Tuesday
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$207
Sleeper Seat
$35 - $55
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 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Derwentwater
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Derwentwater?

The distance between London and Derwentwater is 397 km. The road distance is 475 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Derwentwater?

The cheapest way to get from London to Derwentwater is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 8 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Derwentwater?

The quickest way to get from London to Derwentwater is to train and fly and taxi which takes 4 h 12 min and costs £150 - £460.

Is there a direct bus between London and Derwentwater?

No, there is no direct bus from London to Derwentwater. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Hawes End, Cattle Grid (Gutherscale Lodge Cattle Grod) via Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Derwentwater?

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from London to Derwentwater, including transfers.