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There are 4 ways to get from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall to Newby Bridge, Swan Hotel X6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newby Bridge, Swan Hotel to Bowness on Windermere, St Martins Church Sh6

$7 - $10

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Train  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere

$22 - $47

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere 26.2 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere 26.2 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall and arriving at Bowness on Windermere, St Martins Church via Newby Bridge, Swan Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Barrow-in-Furness and arriving at Windermere via Lancaster and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Barrow in Furness and Bowness-on-Windermere is 22 miles. The road distance is 26.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere without a car is to bus which takes 2h 31m and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall station.

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Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Barrow-in-Furness station.

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The best way to get from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere is to bus which takes 2h 31m and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £16 - £40 and takes 2h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere.
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  • Distance: 21.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Barrow in Furness, England and Bowness-on-Windermere, England?

You can take a bus from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere via Newby Bridge, Swan Hotel in around 2h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere via Lancaster and Oxenholme Lake District in around 2h 37m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall to Newby Bridge, Swan Hotel
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newby Bridge, Swan Hotel to Bowness on Windermere, St Martins Church
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Bowness on Windermere, St Martins Church station.

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Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Windermere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere is 26 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Barrow in Furness to Bowness-on-Windermere.

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There are 1844+ hotels available in Bowness-on-Windermere. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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