Skip to content
Stagecoach 78 bus at Patterdale in the Lake District

Lake District

Scroll or swipe to see more

About Lake District

Getting around the Lake District by bus is easy; relax, take a break from driving and explore the tranquil waters and outstanding scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

There are fun, open top, comfy buses that can be part of your adventure. Whether you’re here for a day or staying for a longer holiday, the bus routes across the Lakes take in the best tourist attractions the region has to offer. You can even park & explore.

Scenic bus routes in Lake District

Bowness & Windermere to Grasmere – open-top Lakesider 599 from Stagecoach in Cumbria

Lakesider 599

Bowness & Windermere to Grasmere

Discover unrivalled views along the shores of lake Windermere from the elevated seating of an open top double decker bus.

View route
Lancaster to Keswick via Kendal & Windermere – The Lakes Connection 555 from Stagecoach in Cumbria

Lakes Connection 555

Lancaster to Kendal & Keswick

Travel through the heart of the Lake District on the Lakes Connection 555 - up to every 30 mins during the peak of Summer.

View route
Keswick to Honister Pass & Buttermere – 77/77A scenic bus route from Stagecoach Cumbria

Route 77 / 77A

Keswick to Honister Pass & Buttermere

One of Britain's most scenic bus routes - take a hike around Lake Buttermere or explore Honister Slate Mine.

View route
Carlisle to Patterdale via Caldbeck, Keswick & Aira Force – Route 73 from Stagecoach in Cumbria

The Caldbeck Rambler - Route 73

Carlisle to Caldbeck, Keswick & Patterdale

A beautiful Saturday's only route running through the heart of Cumbria - alight in Keswick to explore Buttermere or stay on the bus for Glenridding & Patterdale.

View route