There are 4 ways to get from Sheffield to Lake District National Park by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

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

$162 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield to Manchester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Keswick National Express

$25 - $33

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield 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

$50 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Lake District National Park 162.1 miles

$35 - $50

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Lake District National Park 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 National Park via Manchester, Keswick, Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), and Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) in around 8 h 45 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
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Bus operators
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
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

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

The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Lake District National Park is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield to Lake District National Park. 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 8 h 45 min.

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