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There are 4 ways to get from Ambleside to York by train, bus or car

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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

$66 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 27 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 - $36

2 alternative options

Train via Preston  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Windermere to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to York

$45 - $70

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 - £24 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 - £24 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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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 via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 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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The best way to get from Ambleside to York without a car is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Ambleside to York, including transfers.

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Ambleside to York bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ambleside station.

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The best way to get from Ambleside to York is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs £50 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £28 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Ambleside to York bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambleside to York is 100 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Ambleside to York.

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  • Distance: 83.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Ambleside to York via 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 in around 6 h 27 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $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
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Windermere to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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.

Contact Details
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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