There are 11 ways to get from Luton to Lake District by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 8 min

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

$252 - $387

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Bus  •  9 h 3 min

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

$40 - $49

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Line 99 bus, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Central Railway Station 99
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly 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 / ...

$142 - $212

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  9 h 46 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

$142 - $204

Train LNER, bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Stevenage 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

$76 - $108

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 34 min

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

$100 - $289

Fly London Luton to Edinburgh, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - 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 the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park)

$100 - $266

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 34 min

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

$131 - $339

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  9 h 14 min

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

$117 - $362

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  9 h 58 min

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

$112 - $260

Questions & Answers

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 3 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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The best way to get from Luton to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 6 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Luton to Lake District, including transfers.

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Luton to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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The best way to get from Luton to Lake District is to train which takes 6 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Luton to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luton to Lake District is 269 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to drive from Luton to Lake District.

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easyJet offers flights from London Luton Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 215.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

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 LL, London Euston, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 6 h 8 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 12 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, 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
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
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 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
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 - $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 Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 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
LNER
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
$21 - $30
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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
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
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
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
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
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 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 Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There are 1971+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Luton to London Luton Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs .

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