How to get from Nottingham to Lake District

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 41 min

$163 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Tp / ...
  2. National Express

$28 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. X8

$43 - $89

Train, bus via Carnforth, Railway Station  •  8 h 41 min

  1. 555

$51 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. 192.4 miles

$40 - $60

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 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Lake District via Derby, Bus Station, Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station, Manchester, Keswick, and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 10 h 51 min.

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
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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
$11 - $16
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
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nottingham and Lake District is 217 km. The road distance is 308 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Lake District is to bus which costs £21 - £25 and takes 10 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Lake District is to drive which takes 3 h 25 min and costs £30 - £45.

No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Derby, Bus Station, Manchester and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Nottingham to Lake District, including transfers.