There are 6 ways to get from Shrewsbury to Lake District by train, bus or car

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Train via Oxenholme Lake District  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Oxenholme Lake District

$153 - $247

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Bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) to Manchester Airport Bus Station Esb5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Keswick National Express

$41 - $46

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Penrith North Lakes

$75 - $155

Train, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Lancaster
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555

$57 - $111

Bus, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) to Manchester Airport Bus Station 5
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chorley
  3. Take the bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand Q) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) X8

$51 - $62

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Lake District 165.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Shrewsbury to Lake District is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shrewsbury to Lake District is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Shrewsbury and Lake District is 126 miles. The road distance is 165.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Shrewsbury to Lake District, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shrewsbury station to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via Manchester Airport and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 18 min.

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

You can take a train from Shrewsbury to Lake District via Crewe, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 4 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shrewsbury to Lake District via Manchester Airport Bus Station, Manchester Airport, Keswick, and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 9 h 18 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Train from Crewe to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
Train from Crewe to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Crewe to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Crewe to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once a week
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 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
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
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Shrewsbury, Bus Station (Stand S) to Manchester Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
easybus.com

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