There are 10 ways to get from Poole to Lake District by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$280 - $413

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Penrith National Express

$43 - $56

8 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Penrith North Lakes

$190 - $301

Train CrossCountry  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes

$154 - $237

Train, bus  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth 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

$126 - $196

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 41 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

$109 - $240

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle, train  •  9 h 31 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

$104 - $292

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  10 h 12 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

$134 - $316

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  10 h 40 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

$154 - $378

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The cheapest way to get from Poole to Lake District is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 14 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Lake District is to drive which costs £60 - £90 and takes 6 h 10 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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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Poole to Lake District, including transfers.

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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 (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 25 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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Map of how to get from Poole to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 267.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 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 Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 7 h 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Poole to Lake District twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $35 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 Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
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 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 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Poole to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from Birmingham New Street to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
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 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
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

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