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There are 6 ways to get from Nottingham to Lake District by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$172 - $230

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Bus  •  8h 49m

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

$99 - $127

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 53m

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

$125 - $164

Drive  •  3h 25m

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Lake District 192.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$183 - $404

Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$181 - $401

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Lake District is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Lake District is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 25m.

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The distance between Nottingham and Lake District is 136 miles. The road distance is 192.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs £130 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Nottingham to Lake District, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Lake District is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs £130 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £75 - £100 and takes 8h 49m.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Lake District is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Nottingham to Lake District.

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Flybe offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 1993+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 135.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Lake District via Manchester Piccadilly, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 5h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Lake District via Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Grasmere in around 8h 49m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
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
Bus from Derby to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express

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The best way to get from Nottingham to East Midlands Airport is to bus which takes 38m and costs £3 - £4.

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