There are 6 ways to get from Stratford to Lake District by train, night bus, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$251 - $376

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Bus  •  11 h 15 min

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

$43 - $51

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Night bus, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the night bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Euston Station
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  4. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) 77A / ...

$176 - $276

Train, bus  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888

$74 - $99

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Stratford to Lake District 313.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train, fly, taxi  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX
  3. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Lake District

$217 - $633

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The cheapest way to get from Stratford to Lake District is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford to Lake District is to train and fly and taxi which costs £160 - £490 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stratford station to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Stratford City Bus Station and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park) via London Victoria Coach Station, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 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 47 min and costs £190 - £290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Stratford to Lake District, including transfers.

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Stratford to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Stratford to Lake District is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs £190 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Carlisle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Stratford to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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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 47 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Stratford to Lake District every 4 hours. 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 $24 - $30 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Stratford City Bus Station to Euston Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Seatoller, National Trust car park (entrance to Seatoller National Trust car park)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
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 Penrith
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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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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Loganair offers flights from Southend Airport to Carlisle Airport.

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There are 1961+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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