There are 2 ways to get from St Andrews to Lake District by train 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  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Cupar to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$162 - $304

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from St Andrews to Lake District 183.6 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between St Andrews, Scotland and Lake District, England?

You can take a train from St Andrews to Lake District via Cupar, Tesco Supermarket, Cupar, Haymarket, and Penrith North Lakes in around 5 h.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from St Andrews to Lake District?

The distance between St Andrews and Lake District is 206 km. The road distance is 294 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Lake District?

The cheapest way to get from St Andrews to Lake District is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from St Andrews to Lake District?

The quickest way to get from St Andrews to Lake District is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs £28 - £45.

How long does it take to get from St Andrews to Lake District?

It takes approximately 5 h to get from St Andrews to Lake District, including transfers.