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There are 4 ways to get from South Shields to Lake District by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take a taxi from Penrith North Lakes to Lake District

$119 - $167

Cheapest option

Line 306 bus, bus, taxi  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 306 bus from North Shields, Northumberland Square to Haymarket Bus Station 306
  2. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station 685
  3. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick Park Hotel X5 / ...
  4. Take a taxi from Keswick Park Hotel to Lake District

$54 - $88

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick Park Hotel X5 / ...

$63 - $103

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from South Shields to Lake District 100.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from South Shields to Lake District is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Shields to Lake District is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between South Shields and Lake District is 78 miles. The road distance is 100.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Shields to Lake District without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £90 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from South Shields to Lake District, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Shields to Lake District is 101 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from South Shields to Lake District.

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There are 1913+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Shields to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between South Shields, England and Lake District, England?

There is no direct connection from South Shields to Lake District. However, you can take the train to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station, take the walk to Newcastle, take the train to Carlisle, take the train to Penrith North Lakes, then take the taxi to Lake District. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from South Shields to Lake District via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station, Newcastle, Carlisle, Penrith North Lakes, Penrith, Rail Station, and Keswick Park Hotel in around 5 h 7 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick Park Hotel
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from North Shields, Northumberland Square to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith North Lakes to Lake District
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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