• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 9 ways to get from London to Ullswater by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 8 min

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

$198 - $294

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

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

$59 - $75

7 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from London to Ullswater 288.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$172 - $397

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 40 min

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

$146 - $376

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 38 min

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

$154 - $398

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$157 - $420

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 51 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 Penrith North Lakes

$163 - $445

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 4 min

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

$126 - $296

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Ullswater is to bus which costs £45 - £60 and takes 6 h 25 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from London to Ullswater is to train which costs £150 - £230 and takes 3 h 8 min.

More details

The distance between London and Ullswater is 242 miles. The road distance is 288.4 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from London to Ullswater without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs £150 - £230.

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from London to Ullswater, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from London to Ullswater is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs £150 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £60 and takes 6 h 25 min.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between London to Ullswater is 288 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to drive from London to Ullswater.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 1652+ hotels available in Ullswater. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from London to Ullswater.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 242.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Ullswater every 3 hours. Tickets cost $160 - $250 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Ullswater 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 5 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 Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
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
$160 - $250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $250
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
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
$19 - $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
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
Bus operators
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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

More details