There are 5 ways to get from Middlesbrough to Lake District by train, taxi, bus or car

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, taxi  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Middlesbrough to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
  5. Take a taxi from Penrith North Lakes to Lake District

$137 - $233

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Outside Northern Rock Building Society) X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fenham, Newcastle General Hospital (Outside Police Station) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888

$23 - $44

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Middlesbrough to Carlisle

$56 - $91

Train, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Middlesbrough to Hexham
  2. Take the bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888

$37 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Middlesbrough to Lake District 98.1 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Middlesbrough to Lake District is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Middlesbrough to Lake District is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Middlesbrough and Lake District is 78 miles. The road distance is 98.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Middlesbrough to Lake District, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Middlesbrough station to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Outside Yorkshire Bank), Fenham, Newcastle General Hospital (Outside Police Station) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Middlesbrough to Lake District 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Middlesbrough to Lake District via Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Outside Northern Rock Building Society), Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Outside Yorkshire Bank), Newcastle upon Tyne, Westmorland Rd-Discovery Msm (Opposite Blandford House Science Museum), Fenham, Newcastle General Hospital (Outside Police Station), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 7 h 2 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Middlesbrough to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Middlesbrough to Hexham
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Middlesbrough to Darlington
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 to Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument Pilgrim Street (Outside Northern Rock Building Society)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 19 to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Fenham, Newcastle General Hospital (Outside Police Station) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith North Lakes to Lake District
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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