The Lake District, England's biggest national park and now a UNESCO World Heritage site, is the place to visit if you're looking for a bucket full of adventure or perhaps a relaxing weekend break. Getting here by car or train may be the only way to get here but when you've arrived, leave your keys in your bag because the bus is the best and easiest way to explore the region.
With brand new scenic open top buses running along the shores of Windermere and comfortable double decker buses reaching far corners of the Lakes, you'll discover more when you travel with The Lakes Connection.
There are so many reasons why you should leave your car and travel by bus.
It more economical and with our great value day and week tickets, you can travel further for less. With Park and Explore, even if you do want to drive, you can still have a great day out by bus. Take a look at our range of day tickets in Kendal and the Lakes.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery
Catching the bus means you won't be distracted by driving. Our double decker buses on the 555 service travel through the heart of the Lakes, past some of the most beautiful areas of the Lake District. With elevated views you'll not want to miss them. Discover places you can visit using the 555 service with our handy Lakes by Bus guide .
You'll be surprised at how easy it is to plan...
With the Stagecoach Bus website, you can plan your journey with ease before you arrive. For those who live in the moment, the Stagecoach Bus APP helps you locate your nearest bus stop and with LIVE bus times, you'll spend less time waiting for the bus and doing more of the things that you love. You can even use it to buy your day ticket before you get here!
We've not forgotten about our customers that prefer printed timetables. The Lakes Connection guide is your handy pocket sized booklet with all the timetables you need for Stagecoach bus services throughout the Lakes.
The Summer Lakes Connection
Summer services kick off just before Easter on Saturday 8th April and run right through to Sunday 29th October 2017. Printed copies will be available from 27th March but you can download the new Stagecoach 2017 Summer Lakes Connection now.
You can pick up a copy of the Lakes Connection guide on a number Stagecoach buses across Cumbria or from information racks located in local B&B's, hotels and attractions. If you would like us to send you a copy in the post, email us and we'll arrange this for you.
Take a look a route map of summer services through the Lake District.
Let us know what you think
We are always looking to improve our services so you can make the most out of your stay in the Lakes. If you're travelling by bus, then let us know how we did or if you think there is anything we can do to improve tell us how?
If you've taken any photos along the way then your could WIN FREE TRAVEL. Send them to us at the email address above or tweet them to @StagecoachCNL