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There are 5 ways to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 6 bus, bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Bowness on Windermere, St Martins Church to Newby Bridge, Hotel 6
  2. Take the bus from Newby Bridge, Hotel to Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall X6

$7 - $10

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

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

$22 - $48

Bus, train  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Bowness on Windermere, Fold Head to Carnforth, New Street 555
  2. Take the train from Carnforth to Barrow-in-Furness

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  36 min

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

$90 - $120

Drive  •  36 min

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

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness. However, there are services departing from Bowness on Windermere, St Martins Church and arriving at Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall via Newby Bridge, Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Barrow-in-Furness via Oxenholme Lake District and Lancaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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

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The best way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness without a car is to line 6 bus and bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness is to line 6 bus and bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £16 - £40 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness.
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  • Distance: 21.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness via Newby Bridge, Hotel in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness via Oxenholme Lake District and Lancaster in around 2 h 34 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Windermere to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carnforth to Barrow-in-Furness
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
13 min
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bowness on Windermere, St Martins Church to Newby Bridge, Hotel
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newby Bridge, Hotel to Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bowness on Windermere, Fold Head to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bowness-on-Windermere to Barrow in Furness
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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

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

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

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