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There are 9 ways to get from Torquay to Lake District by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

£211 - £329

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Bus via Manchester  •  16h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street to Shudehill Interchange M36
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Keswick National Express

£51 - £85

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Train, bus  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carnforth
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, station to Keswick, Bus Station 555

£109 - £160

Bus  •  16h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Paignton to Lancaster National Express
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station 555 / ...

£51 - £76

Drive  •  6h 12m

  1. Drive from Torquay to Lake District 361.7 miles

£55 - £90

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

£93 - £236

Train to Exeter, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Edinburgh (EDI) EXT - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

£104 - £286

Train to Exeter, fly to Newcastle, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  10h 33m

  1. Take the train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Newcastle (NCL) EXT - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
  5. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Seatoller, National Trust car park

£76 - £270

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle, train, bus, line 78 bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
  5. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Seatoller, National Trust car park

£98 - £302

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The cheapest way to get from Torquay to Lake District is to bus which costs £50 - £80 and takes 16h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Torquay to Lake District is to drive which costs £55 - £90 and takes 6h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torquay to Lake District. However, there are services departing from Torquay Harbour, Strand Harbourside and arriving at Seatoller, National Trust car park via Paignton, Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station and Keswick, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 59m.

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The distance between Torquay and Lake District is 281 miles. The road distance is 361.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Torquay to Lake District without a car is to train which takes 8h 41m and costs £210 - £330.

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It takes approximately 8h 41m to get from Torquay to Lake District, including transfers.

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Torquay to Lake District bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Paignton station.

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The best way to get from Torquay to Lake District is to train which takes 8h 41m and costs £210 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus via Manchester, which costs £50 - £85 and takes 16h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Torquay to Lake District bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Keswick, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Torquay to Lake District.
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  • Distance: 281 miles
  • Duration: 8h 41m

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

You can take a train from Torquay to Lake District via Newton Abbot, Birmingham New Street, Oxenholme Lake District, and Windermere in around 8h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Torquay to Lake District via Newton Abbot, Sherborne Road, Exeter City Centre, Bus Station, Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street, Shudehill Interchange, Shudehill, St Peters Square, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Keswick, Bus Station in around 16h 36m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from Exeter to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £180
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newton Abbot to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Single
£60 - £95
Off-Peak Single
£60 - £90
Train from Torquay to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£85 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Single
£85 - £130
Off-Peak Single
£90 - £130
Train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Single
£23 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Train from Newton Abbot to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£40 - £65
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £85
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Torquay to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £12
Advanced Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £20
Train from Newton Abbot to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£21 - £35
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Seatoller, National Trust car park
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Sidwell Street to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£24 - £45
Website
Megabus UK
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 Keswick
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £23
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National Express
Bus from Paignton to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £55
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National Express
Bus from Lancaster to Keswick
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Book at
National Express
Wright Bros Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1434 381200
Email
info@wrightbros.co.uk
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Wright Bros Coaches

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Yes, the driving distance between Torquay to Lake District is 362 miles. It takes approximately 6h 12m to drive from Torquay to Lake District.

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to Manchester Airport.

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