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Belfast to Lakes District - England

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Belfast to Lakes District - England

Hi, i was wondering what the best way to get to the Lakes District in England is from Belfast. Are there any ferries? or best just to fly into London and then head there?

Thanks

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1. Re: Belfast to Lakes District - England

No need to come all the way into London.

Fly to Manchester (best airport; direct rail connection to Windermere or Penrith) or Liverpool.

Ferry Belfast to Liverpool: stenaline.co.uk/ferry/…belfast-liverpool

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2. Re: Belfast to Lakes District - England

It is normally cheaper to fly to Liverpool from Belfast with Easyjet.

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3. Re: Belfast to Lakes District - England

If you fancied seeing a bit of scenery, the Stenaline ferry to Cairnryan and then the drive down the the Lake District can be very scenic. Only problem is that hiring a car in one country and driving it into another/across the Irish Sea can cause hire rates to soar. In fact some companies just don't let you full stop. So flying really could be the best option. As well as the routes mentioned above, also check out Flybe to Leeds Bradford - it's probably the exception rather than the rule but I saw a fare on that route the other day for £2.42 including taxes and charges (which ironically made the debit card charge higher than the price of the flight... go figure!).

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4. Re: Belfast to Lakes District - England

why not fly Belfast (International) to Blackpool and then hire a car

jet2.com/timetables/cheap-flights/blackpool-…

or ferry to Birkenhead

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5. Re: Belfast to Lakes District - England

Oh lots of choices thanks so much for your ideas. I will definately look into them all.

cheers

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