There are 12 ways to get from Luton to Lake District 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  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$262 - $387

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Penrith National Express

$38 - $51

10 alternative options

Line 99 bus, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Central Railway Station 99
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Penrith North Lakes
  4. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  5. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) 77A / ...

$160 - $254

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  9 h 53 min

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

$133 - $209

Train East Midlands Trains, bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Luton 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

$116 - $165

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Lake District 268.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly London Luton to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 45 min

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

$98 - $291

Fly London Luton to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 9 min

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

$96 - $278

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$129 - $341

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$116 - $369

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Langwathby

$109 - $261

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$157 - $441

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Lake District is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Lake District is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Luton and Lake District is 215 miles. The road distance is 268.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Luton to Lake District, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton station to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Luton, England and Lake District, England?

You can take a train from Luton to Lake District via London St Pancras International, London Euston, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 6 h 2 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Luton to Lake District once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 50 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 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
Train from Luton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Crewe to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
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
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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 Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Town Centre, Galaxy Centre to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
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 Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Penrith
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Luton Airport to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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