From London Euston train to Oxenholme Lake District then train to Windermere. 3hrs 24min £58. From Soho, Cambridge Circus (WC2) bus to Golders Green then line 571 bus to Windermere, Tourist Information Centre (Windermere TIC). 7hrs 58min £63. From London drive to Windermere. 4hrs 30min £58. From Charing Cross Underground Station Tube to London Paddington, train to London Heathrow airport, fly to Manchester airport, train to Oxenholme Lake District, then train to Windermere. 5hrs 28min £116.