There are 4 ways to get from Ambleside to Pooley Bridge by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 555 bus, bus, line 508 bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Ambleside, Health Centre (bus shelter) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) 888 / ...
  3. Take the line 508 bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Pooley Bridge, The Crown Hotel (Village Centre) 508

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Line 555 bus, line 208 bus, line 508 bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Ambleside, Health Centre (bus shelter) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555
  2. Take the line 208 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Patterdale Hotel (opposite Patterdale Hotel) 208
  3. Take the line 508 bus from Patterdale Hotel (Outside Patterdale Hotel) to Pooley Bridge, Crown Hotel (Post Office Village Centre) 508

$16 - $17

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ambleside to Pooley Bridge 18 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Ambleside to Pooley Bridge 18 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Ambleside to Pooley Bridge is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ambleside to Pooley Bridge is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs £50 - £60.

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The distance between Ambleside and Pooley Bridge is 22 km. The road distance is 29 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Ambleside to Pooley Bridge, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ambleside to Pooley Bridge. However, there are services departing from Ambleside, Health Centre (bus shelter) and arriving at Pooley Bridge, The Crown Hotel (Village Centre) via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) and Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Ambleside, England and Pooley Bridge, England?

You can take a bus from Ambleside to Pooley Bridge via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) and Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) in around 3 h 44 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, Health Centre (bus shelter) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Pooley Bridge, The Crown Hotel (Village Centre)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Patterdale Hotel (opposite Patterdale Hotel)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Patterdale Hotel (Outside Patterdale Hotel) to Pooley Bridge, Crown Hotel (Post Office Village Centre)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Wright Bros. Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1434 381200
Email
Info@wrightbros.co.uk
Website
wrightbros.co.uk
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wrightbros.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ambleside to Pooley Bridge
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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