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.

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Bus, train  •  4 h 47 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

$41 - $90

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Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambleside to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$62 - $89

Bus, train via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)  •  5 h 15 min

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

$39 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Ambleside to York 99.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Ambleside to York is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ambleside to York is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Ambleside and York is 83 miles. The road distance is 99.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Ambleside to York, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ambleside to York. However, there are services departing from Ambleside and arriving at York, Blossom Street (Odeon Building) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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Ambleside to York bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Ambleside to York.
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  • Distance: 83.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ambleside to York via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 6 h 9 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
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ambleside to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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