There are 9 ways to get from Norwich to Lake District by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$320 - $466

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from University of East Anglia, University Drive to Pool Meadow Bus Station M37
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Keswick National Express

$57 - $87

7 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Langwathby

$86 - $165

Train, bus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand Q) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) X8

$73 - $186

Train, bus via Carnforth, Railway Station  •  11 h 31 min

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

$81 - $202

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Norwich to Lake District 286.5 miles

$60 - $90

Train, train to Southend, fly to Carlisle, taxi  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Colchester
  2. Take the train from Colchester to Shenfield
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX
  4. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Lake District

$264 - $697

Fly Norwich to Manchester, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$134 - $278

Fly Norwich to Edinburgh, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Edinburgh (EDI) NWI - 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)

$158 - $445

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

You can take a train from Norwich to Lake District via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, London Euston, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norwich to Lake District via University of East Anglia, University Drive, Pool Meadow Bus Station, Coventry, Birmingham, Keswick, and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 13 h 13 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Norwich to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Norwich to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Norwich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $30
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Train from Norwich to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $170
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
Anytime Single
$150 - $220
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Norwich to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Norwich to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Langwathby
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand Q) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from University of East Anglia, University Drive to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Keswick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
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
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Norwich to Lake District?

The distance between Norwich and Lake District is 361 km. The road distance is 458 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Norwich to Lake District?

The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Lake District is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 5 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Norwich to Lake District?

The quickest way to get from Norwich to Lake District is to drive which takes 5 h 15 min and costs £40 - £65.

Is there a direct bus between Norwich and Lake District?

No, there is no direct bus from Norwich to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Norwich City Centre, Red Lion Street and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via University of East Anglia, University Drive, Coventry, Birmingham and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 13 min.

How long does it take to get from Norwich to Lake District?

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Norwich to Lake District, including transfers.