Service X8 on route to The Lake District

08 Apr 2019

Stagecoach service X8 is now operating to the scenic region of the Lake District. 

The summer X8 service is now operating every Saturday from Chorley to Keswick, calling in at several stops on route - Chorley Interchange, Clayton Brook, Bamber Bridge, Preston Bus Station Fulwood, Helsington, Windermere Station, Ambleside, Grasmere and Keswick Bus Station. 

The region has plenty to offer, with lovely walks, shops and lake cruising to name but a few! - Click here for more info...

The journey takes approximately 2 hours 40 minutes and takes in some lovely scenery along the route! - Sit back and enjoy the trip to The Lakes, with free on board wi-fi, USB charging points and comfortable seating - explore with Stagecoach.  


Explorer tickets can be purchased on bus (cash or contactless accepted) 


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North West Explorer Ticket Type Price
North West - 1 Day Explorer - Child/Concession £8.50
North West - 1 Day Explorer - Adult
North West - 3 Day Explorer - Child £19.00
North West - 3 Day Explorer - Adult £26.00
North West - 3 Day Explorer - *Group £32.70
*Valid for up to 2 adults and 3 children (or 1 adult and 4 children)

Please note English National Concessionary passes are not valid on this service.


For X8 timetable details click here!

For details of tickets available! 

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