There are 5 ways to get from Nottingham to Lake District National Park by train, 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  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Tamworth High Level
  2. Take the train from Tamworth to Oxenholme Lake District

$237 - $343

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station Tp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Keswick National Express

$30 - $35

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham 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

$45 - $93

Train, bus via Carnforth, Railway Station  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham 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

$53 - $109

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Lake District National Park 192.4 miles

$40 - $60

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Lake District National Park via Tamworth High Level, Tamworth, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Lake District National Park via Derby, Bus Station, Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station, Manchester, Keswick, Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), and Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) in around 11 h 53 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
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
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
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nottingham to Lake District National Park?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Lake District National Park?

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Lake District National Park is to bus which costs £21 - £26 and takes 11 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nottingham to Lake District National Park?

The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Lake District National Park is to drive which takes 3 h 25 min and costs £29 - £45.

Is there a direct bus between Nottingham and Lake District National Park?

No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Lake District National Park. 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 11 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Nottingham to Lake District National Park?

It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Nottingham to Lake District National Park, including transfers.