Travel from Manchester to Lake-District

Bus or train from Manchester to Lake District?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Manchester to Lake District hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Northern Rail also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a bus from Manchester to Lake District hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 34 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Manchester to Lake District

From Manchester Oxford Road train to Oxenholme Lake District, train to Windermere, then taxi to Lake District. 3 h 1 min £132. From Manchester Oxford Road train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park). 4 h 29 min £48. From Manchester Piccadilly train to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand B), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park). 5 h 42 min £21. From Manchester Piccadilly train to Lancaster, train to Carnforth, Police Station (Grosvenor Place), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park). 5 h 57 min £32. From Manchester bus to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station, line 555 bus to Carnforth, Police Station (Grosvenor Place), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 78 bus to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park). 6 h 13 min £20. From Manchester drive to Lake District. 2 h 12 min £21.

Is there a direct bus between Manchester and Lake District?

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Manchester and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station, Carnforth, Police Station (Grosvenor Place) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 13 min.
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      1 Train via Oxenholme Lake District
      • One-Way approx: USD $146 - $190
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