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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Lake District by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$258 - $379

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Bus  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Penrith National Express

$61 - $79

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Train  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$228 - $317

Train, bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Grasmere National Express

$181 - $251

Drive  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Lake District 325.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$176 - $357

Fly Southampton to Newcastle, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$172 - $404

Fly Southampton to Glasgow, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$201 - $465

Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) SOU - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$194 - $462

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  4. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$239 - $533

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District

$228 - $467

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Lake District is to bus which costs £45 - £65 and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Lake District is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5h 37m.

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The distance between Southampton and Lake District is 261 miles. The road distance is 325.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs £190 - £300.

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It takes approximately 7h 24m to get from Southampton to Lake District, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Lake District is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs £190 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 11h.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Lake District is 326 miles. It takes approximately 5h 37m to drive from Southampton to Lake District.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1993+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 260.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 24m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Lake District via Birmingham New Street, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 7h 24m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Lake District once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 9h 5m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58m
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 Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Penrith
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
National Express

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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