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There are 9 ways to get from Belfast to Windermere by car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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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Car ferry, train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Oxenholme Lake District

$78 - $201

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham

$33 - $134

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Car ferry, train via Glasgow Central  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District

$150 - $315

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Windermere

$57 - $73

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Windermere

$62 - $152

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Manchester (MAN) BHD - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$73 - $221

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Manchester (MAN) BFS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$76 - $195

Fly Belfast City to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District

$107 - $290

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) BHD - LBA
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District

$73 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Windermere is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £60 and takes 17 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Windermere is to car ferry and drive which costs £45 - £120 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Windermere via Dublin and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 12 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Windermere is 123 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Windermere without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 10 h 39 min and costs £60 - £160.

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It takes approximately 10 h 39 min to get from Belfast to Windermere, including transfers.

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Belfast to Windermere bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Belfast to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 122.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 39 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Windermere, England?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Windermere. However, you can take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, take the car ferry to Liverpool, take the walk to Liverpool ONE Bus Station, take the bus to Liverpool, Elliot Street, take the walk to Liverpool Lime Street, take the train to Wigan North Western, take the train to Oxenholme Lake District, then take the train to Windermere. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Belfast to Windermere via Douglas, Isle of Man, Heysham, Heysham, Combermere Road, and Carnforth, station in around 10 h 47 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
Bus Eireann
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 and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Windermere
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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