Getting to The Lake District by air:  

finnairairbus.jpgManchester, Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool Airports all offer car hire facilities, are well connected to the M6 motorway and are located less than 90 minutes' drive from the county. It's easy to get to us via public transport too and further information is detailed below.


Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is the 3rd largest airport in the UK and offers an international gateway from all parts of the world. It has its own rail station, operating 24 hours a day, every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, from where there are direct services to Windermere and Barrow-in-Furness and easy connections to the rest of the county. National Express Coaches also operate services to and from the Lake District throughout the year. For more information, go to the Coach and Rail sections of the website.

Manchester Airport Guide


Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport is just two miles from Paisley's Gilmour Street rail station which can be reached by taxi or by regular bus services. From Paisley Gilmour Street station there are frequent direct rail services to Glasgow Central station. From Glasgow Central station there are regular direct services to Carlisle, Penrith and Oxenholme and easy connections to the rest of the county. National Express Coaches also operate services to and from the Lake District throughout the year. For more information, go to the Coach and Rail sections of the website.

Glasgow Airport Guide


Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport is served by the fast-transit Metro system connecting the airport directly with Newcastle Central rail station, from where there are regular services to Carlisle. From Carlisle, connections can easily be made to the rest of Cumbria - The Lake District. National Express Coaches also operate services to and from the Lake District throughout the year. For more information, go to the Coach and Rail sections of the website.

Newcastle Airport Guide


Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is the fastest-growing regional airport for scheduled traffic and serves over 60 destinations with all the major operators including Ryanair and EasyJet. A bus service from the airport to Liverpool City Centre operates every 20 minutes, Monday to Friday daytimes, and every half an hour during evenings and weekends. The one-way fare for adults is £2, and only £1 for children. City centre stops include Norton St Coach Station (for National Express connections) and Lime Street Railway Station for rail services to Cumbria - The Lake District via Preston

Liverpool Airport Guide


Flying into London?

Why not combine a trip to the capital city with a trip to England's most beautiful corner? If you're flying into London Heathrow, Stansted, Luton or Gatwick airports, Cumbria-The Lake District is just 4-5 hours drive away or an easy trip by public transport. Train is the easiest option as there's a direct hourly service from London Euston station in central London to Cumbria - The Lake District that takes just over 3 hours.

Luton Airport
Stanstead Airport
Gatwick Airport
Heathrow Airport

 

 
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