There are 4 ways to get from Sunderland to Lake District by train, taxi, bus 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, taxi  •  3 h 54 min

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

$120 - $167

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Hexham
  2. Take the bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888

$37 - $42

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 78 bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Sunderland to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle 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 / ...

$45 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sunderland to Lake District 102 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sunderland and Lake District is 77 miles. The road distance is 102 miles.

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The best way to get from Sunderland to Lake District without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Sunderland to Lake District, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sunderland to Lake District is 102 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Sunderland to Lake District.

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There are 1971+ hotels available in Lake District. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sunderland to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 77 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

There is no direct connection from Sunderland to Lake District. However, you can take the train to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro), 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 Sunderland to Lake District via Carlisle, Penrith North Lakes, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sunderland to Hexham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Bus operators
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
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
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
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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