There are 5 ways to get from Sheffield to Lake District by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$148 - $205

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Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Keswick National Express

$25 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus Stagecoach in Lancashire  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield 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

$60 - $72

Train, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield 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

$55 - $108

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Lake District 162.1 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Lake District is 104 miles. The road distance is 162.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Sheffield to Lake District, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Lake District is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 43 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Lake District is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Sheffield to Lake District.

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There are 1971+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 104.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Lake District via Manchester Piccadilly, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Lake District via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Keswick, and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 7 h 43 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
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 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
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
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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

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