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There are 3 ways to get from Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  8 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambleside to Windermere National Express / ...

$2 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere 5.8 miles

$24 - $29

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere 5.8 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere is to bus which costs £1 - £6 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ambleside and arriving at Windermere. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Ambleside and Bowness-on-Windermere is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere without a car is to bus which takes 8 min and costs £1 - £6.

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The bus from Ambleside to Windermere takes 8 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ambleside station.

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Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere is 6 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere.

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  • Distance: 4.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Ambleside, England and Bowness-on-Windermere, England?

National Express operates a bus from Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 8 min. Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ambleside to Windermere
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, Salutation Hotel to Windermere, St Mary's Church
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ambleside to Bowness-on-Windermere
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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There are 1830+ hotels available in Bowness-on-Windermere. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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