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

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Recommended option

Train via Oxenholme Lake District  •  7 h 48 min

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

$305 - $449

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth to Penrith National Express

$47 - $64

7 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes

$222 - $347

Train, bus  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth 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

$147 - $225

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Poole to Lake District 356.9 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 40 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 Penrith North Lakes

$112 - $249

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  10 h 8 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

$138 - $325

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle, train  •  9 h 48 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

$108 - $304

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  10 h 30 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 Penrith North Lakes

$157 - $389

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 Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 7 h 48 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Poole to Lake District once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 10 h 5 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 Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $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 - $60
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
CrossCountry
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Langwathby
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Poole to Lake District?

The distance between Poole and Lake District is 428 km. The road distance is 571 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Poole to Lake District?

The cheapest way to get from Poole to Lake District is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 14 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Poole to Lake District?

The quickest way to get from Poole to Lake District is to drive which takes 6 h 10 min and costs £55 - £80.

Is there a direct bus between Poole and Lake District?

No, there is no direct bus from Poole to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Poole, Seldown Coach Station and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Bournemouth, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Poole to Lake District?

It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Poole to Lake District, including transfers.