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There are 3 ways to get from Manchester to Lake District by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take a taxi from Windermere to Lake District

$133 - $176

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Grasmere National Express

$86 - $110

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Manchester to Lake District 114.3 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Lake District is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Lake District is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 12m.

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The distance between Manchester and Lake District is 80 miles. The road distance is 114.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Lake District without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2h 55m and costs £100 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Manchester to Lake District, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester to Lake District is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Manchester to Lake District.

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There are 2023+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 80.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

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

National Express operates a bus from Manchester to Lake District once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3h 27m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
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
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Windermere to Lake District
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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