There are 8 ways to get from Bournemouth to Windermere by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$193 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 035 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere National Express

$39 - $52

6 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere

$141 - $212

Train, bus  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) X2
  4. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church) 555

$135 - $206

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Windermere 323 miles

$65 - $100

Train, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$87 - $250

Train, fly to Newcastle  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$113 - $355

Train, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$142 - $366

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Windermere, England?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Windermere via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 6 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Windermere via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 11 h 57 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bournemouth to Windermere?

The distance between Bournemouth and Windermere is 413 km. The road distance is 517 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Windermere?

The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Windermere is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 11 h 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bournemouth to Windermere?

The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Windermere is to drive which takes 5 h 16 min and costs £45 - £75.

Is there a direct train between Bournemouth and Windermere?

No, there is no direct train from Bournemouth to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth and arriving at Windermere via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bournemouth and Windermere?

No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station and arriving at Windermere via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 57 min.

How long does it take to get from Bournemouth to Windermere?

It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from Bournemouth to Windermere, including transfers.