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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 51 min

$161 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. National Express
  2. National Express

$25 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. X8

$35 - $62

Train, bus via Carnforth, Railway Station  •  7 h 47 min

  1. 555

$50 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. 162.1 miles

$35 - $50

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 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Lake District via Manchester, Keswick, and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 7 h 43 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
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
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
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
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Keswick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sheffield and Lake District is 167 km. The road distance is 259 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Lake District is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 7 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Lake District is to drive which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £26 - £40.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Sheffield to Lake District, including transfers.