There are 11 ways to get from London to Scafell Pike 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  •  4 h 50 min

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

$279 - $387

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 36 min

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

$162 - $198

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 17 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 Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Field Foot) 555

$176 - $236

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from London to Scafell Pike 318.7 miles

$65 - $100

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$256 - $503

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train, bus, taxi  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle 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 a taxi from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Scafell Pike

$260 - $543

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$247 - $551

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 56 min

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

$251 - $499

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$229 - $394

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train, bus, taxi  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - 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 a taxi from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Scafell Pike

$231 - $419

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$267 - $452

Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Scafell Pike is 242 miles. The road distance is 318.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Scafell Pike without a car is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from London to Scafell Pike, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Scafell Pike is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Scafell Pike is 319 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to drive from London to Scafell Pike.

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

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There are 1927+ hotels available in Scafell Pike. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from London to Scafell Pike.
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  • Distance: 242 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between London, England and Scafell Pike, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Scafell Pike hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Scafell Pike once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $30 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 Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
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 Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
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 Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Field Foot)
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
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 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Scafell Pike
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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