There are 5 ways to get from Ambleside to York by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Carnforth, New Street 555
  2. Take the train from Carnforth to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to York

$40 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambleside to Manchester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Leeds City Centre, Corn Exchange (Corn Exchange Bus Point) Zap

$36 - $43

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to York

$65 - $130

Bus, train via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Carnforth, New Street 555
  2. Take the train from Carnforth to Leeds
  3. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Micklegate (Central Interchange) 840 / ...

$38 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Ambleside to York 99.9 miles

$21 - $35

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

You can take a train from Ambleside to York via Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket), Windermere, Oxenholme Lake District, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 5 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ambleside to York via Manchester, Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House), Leeds City Centre, Corn Exchange (Corn Exchange Bus Point), and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 6 h 16 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Micklegate (Central Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Leeds City Centre, Corn Exchange (Corn Exchange Bus Point)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ambleside to York?

The distance between Ambleside and York is 133 km. The road distance is 160 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ambleside to York?

The cheapest way to get from Ambleside to York is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 2 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ambleside to York?

The quickest way to get from Ambleside to York is to drive which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £15 - £23.

Is there a direct bus between Ambleside and York?

No, there is no direct bus from Ambleside to York. However, there are services departing from Ambleside and arriving at York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Ambleside to York?

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Ambleside to York, including transfers.