There are 7 ways to get from Peterborough to Lake District by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$177 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Peterborough to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith National Express

$40 - $49

5 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 39 min

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

$67 - $98

Train, bus  •  8 h 32 min

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

$65 - $90

Train East Midlands Trains, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough 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

$103 - $131

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Peterborough to Lake District 232.4 miles

$50 - $75

Train, fly, taxi  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX
  4. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Lake District

$239 - $699

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The cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Lake District is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Peterborough to Lake District is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Peterborough to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Peterborough and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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The distance between Peterborough and Lake District is 180 miles. The road distance is 232.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 6 h 53 min and costs £130 - £200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Peterborough to Lake District, including transfers.

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Peterborough to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Peterborough station.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to Lake District is to train which takes 6 h 53 min and costs £130 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 10 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Peterborough to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 180.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Peterborough to Lake District via Doncaster, Manchester Piccadilly, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peterborough to Lake District via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Penrith, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Peterborough to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $28
1st Class
$35 - $50
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Super Off-Peak Single
$40 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Langwathby
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Grand Central
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
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
$26
Website
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 Peterborough to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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