There are 5 ways to get from Shrewsbury to Lake District 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 via Oxenholme Lake District  •  4 h 45 min

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

$173 - $247

Cheapest option

Train TransPennine Express  •  6 h 35 min

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

$79 - $112

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h

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

$97 - $154

Train, bus  •  7 h 28 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

$82 - $116

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Shrewsbury to Lake District 165.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury to Lake District, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shrewsbury to Lake District is 165 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 125.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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 45 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
Train from Shrewsbury to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 31 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 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
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
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

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