There are 6 ways to get from London to Derwentwater by train, bus, 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  •  5 h 31 min

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

$168 - $255

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 52 min

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

$33 - $41

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 29 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

$63 - $96

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

$198 - $615

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 41 min

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

$137 - $426

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London to Derwentwater is to train and fly and taxi which costs £150 - £490 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between London and Derwentwater is 248 miles. The road distance is 296.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from London to Derwentwater, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Derwentwater. However, there are services departing from London Victoria 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.

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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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Map of how to get from London to Derwentwater.
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  • Distance: 248.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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 - $250 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Derwentwater once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $250
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Derwentwater
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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