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.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 33 min

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

$294 - $429

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Bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Norwich Bus Station to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Penrith National Express

$56 - $68

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Train  •  9 h 42 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

$80 - $148

Train East Midlands Trains  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Norwich to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes

$150 - $212

Train, bus  •  10 h 48 min

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

$122 - $171

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

$250 - $671

Fly Norwich to Manchester, train  •  8 h 4 min

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

$132 - $271

Fly Norwich to Edinburgh, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  8 h 37 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)

$151 - $432

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The cheapest way to get from Norwich to Lake District is to bus which costs £40 - £55 and takes 13 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Norwich to Lake District is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Norwich and Lake District is 226 miles. The road distance is 286.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Norwich to Lake District, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Norwich station to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Norwich Bus Station and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 2 min.

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The nearest airport to Lake District is Carlisle (CAX) Airport which is 33.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Newcastle (NCL) (69.3 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (81.8 miles), Manchester (MAN) (86.9 miles) and Edinburgh (EDI) (100.9 miles).

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Map of how to get from Norwich to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 225.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norwich to Lake District via Cambridge Parkside, Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), St Neots, Market Square (Stop D), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Penrith, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 13 h 2 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 25 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
$45 - $70
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
$27 - $40
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
$13 - $19
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
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
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 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Train from Norwich to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $140
Anytime Single
$140 - $200
Train from Norwich to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $140
Anytime Single
$140 - $210
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
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
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Norwich Bus Station to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Penrith
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
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
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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