There are 5 ways to get from Northampton 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  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Rugby
  2. Take the train from Rugby to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
  4. Take a taxi from Windermere to Lake District

$207 - $307

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Manchester Piccadilly  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Coventry
  2. Take the train from Coventry to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carnforth
  4. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555

$108 - $152

3 alternative options

Train, bus, line 78 bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Rugby
  2. Take the train from Rugby to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  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) 77A / ...

$131 - $204

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Coventry
  2. Take the train from Coventry to Lancaster
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555

$120 - $182

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Lake District 235.9 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The distance between Northampton and Lake District is 183 miles. The road distance is 235.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Lake District without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Northampton to Lake District, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Lake District is 236 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Northampton to Lake District.

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

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 182.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

There is no direct connection from Northampton to Lake District. However, you can take the train to Rugby, take the train to Oxenholme Lake District, take the train to Windermere, then take the taxi to Lake District. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Northampton to Lake District via Rugby, Penrith North Lakes, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 6 h 28 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to Rugby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Northampton to Coventry
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Rugby to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $160
Train from Rugby to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Coventry to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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
Other operators
Taxi from Windermere to Lake District
Ave. Duration
47 min
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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