How to get from London to Keswick

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 26 min

$172 - $264

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. National Express

$26 - $35

9 alternative options

Bus via Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance)  •  7 h 42 min

  1. National Express

$31 - $41

Night train, train, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. 555

$50 - $74

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. 292.8 miles

$60 - $95

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$143 - $362

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. LCY - EDI

$117 - $351

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. LCY - GLA

$134 - $434

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. LHR - NCL

$127 - $390

Train to Southend, fly to Carlisle  •  5 h 45 min

  1. SEN - CAX

$109 - $512

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. LHR - LBA

$123 - $282

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Keswick every 3 hours. Tickets cost $160 - $260 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Keswick once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $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 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
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 Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 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
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $50
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Langwathby
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
northernrailway.co.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 - $28
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
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Bus operators
National Express
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 - $35
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
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick Park Hotel (was Cars of the Stars)
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Keswick is 398 km. The road distance is 468 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Keswick is to bus which costs £19 - £25 and takes 9 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Keswick is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £120 - £200.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Keswick. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from London to Keswick, including transfers.