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There are 9 ways to get from Peterborough to Lake District by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 58 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

$176 - $239

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Bus  •  9 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

$61 - $82

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carnforth
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, station to Grasmere, Village Hall 555

$126 - $173

Train East Midlands Trains, bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Warrington Central
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Village Hall 555

$184 - $254

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Peterborough to Lake District 232.4 miles

$50 - $75

Train to London Stansted, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$201 - $399

Train to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Stevenage
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$190 - $389

Train to East Midlands, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$194 - $432

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$232 - $536

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The cheapest way to get from Peterborough to Lake District is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Peterborough to Lake District is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 1 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 58 min and costs £130 - £190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Peterborough to Lake District, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to Lake District is to train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs £130 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Peterborough to Lake District is 232 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to drive from Peterborough to Lake District.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 1982+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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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 58 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 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peterborough to Lake District via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Penrith, Rail Station, and Keswick Park Hotel in around 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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 Stevenage
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$27 - $40
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
$30 - $50
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
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $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
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Train from Peterborough to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
CrossCountry
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Peterborough to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, station to Grasmere, Village Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Village Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
National Express

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