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There are 12 ways to get from Stratford to Lake District by train, bus, car, plane, subway or taxi

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Train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$248 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Grasmere National Express

$105 - $138

10 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Lancaster
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Village Hall 555

$216 - $319

Train LNER, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carnforth
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, station to Grasmere, Village Hall 555

$136 - $192

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Stratford to Lake District 313.5 miles

$65 - $100

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$200 - $436

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$229 - $481

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$183 - $360

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$215 - $519

Subway to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train, taxi  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the subway from Stratford station to Lancaster Gate station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take a taxi from Penrith North Lakes to Lake District

$215 - $493

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 3 min

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

$203 - $371

Subway to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train, taxi  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the subway from Stratford station to Lancaster Gate station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
  4. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
  5. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
  6. Take a taxi from Windermere to Lake District

$219 - $432

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The cheapest way to get from Stratford to Lake District is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford to Lake District is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Stratford and Lake District is 245 miles. The road distance is 313.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stratford to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs £190 - £290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Stratford to Lake District, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Stratford to Lake District is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs £190 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £110 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stratford to Lake District is 314 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Stratford to Lake District.

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Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 1982+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stratford to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 244.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Stratford to Lake District hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Stratford to Lake District once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 42 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $210
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
5 times a day
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 Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Greater Anglia
London Underground (Tube)
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Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Village Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, station to Grasmere, Village Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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The best way to get from Stratford to London City Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs £2 - £3.

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