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

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Bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambleside, Hayes Garden Centre (Lakes Car Park) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) 599 / ...

$2 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ambleside to Windermere 5.4 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Ambleside to Windermere 5.4 miles

$1 - $2

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

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The quickest way to get from Ambleside to Windermere is to taxi which costs £17 - £21 and takes 10 min.

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The distance between Ambleside and Windermere is 4 miles. The road distance is 5.4 miles.

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The bus from Ambleside, Hayes Garden Centre (Lakes Car Park) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) takes 14 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ambleside, Hayes Garden Centre (Lakes Car Park) and arriving at Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambleside to Windermere is 5 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Ambleside to Windermere.

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  • Distance: 4.4 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Ambleside, England and Windermere, England?

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Ambleside to Windermere every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 14 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, Hayes Garden Centre (Lakes Car Park) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ambleside to Windermere
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ambleside to Windermere
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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