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

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Train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$282 - $425

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Bus  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Keswick National Express

$37 - $51

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Train, bus via Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station X8

Train, bus  •  12 h 42 min

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

$117 - $172

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Lake District 356.9 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$189 - $348

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$233 - $487

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle, train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$95 - $280

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Langwathby

$120 - $297

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The cheapest way to get from Poole to Lake District is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 14 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Lake District is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poole to Lake District. However, there are services departing from POOLE, Dorset and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park via London Victoria Coach Station and Keswick, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 38 min.

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The distance between Poole and Lake District is 268 miles. The road distance is 356.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Poole to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 7 h 35 min and costs £210 - £330.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Poole to Lake District, including transfers.

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Poole to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, depart from POOLE, Dorset station.

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The best way to get from Poole to Lake District is to train which takes 7 h 35 min and costs £210 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 14 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Poole to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Keswick station.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 267.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Poole to Lake District via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London Euston, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 7 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poole to Lake District via London Victoria Coach Station, Keswick, and Keswick, Bus Station in around 14 h 38 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Northern Rail
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
Train from Leeds to Langwathby
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Keswick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Keswick
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Poole to Lake District is 357 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Poole to Lake District.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1673+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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