There are 4 ways to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

$77 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to Manchester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station Tp / ...

$21 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Carnforth, New Street 555 / ...
  2. Take the train from Carnforth to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Derby

$78 - $121

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby 150.6 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Bowness-on-Windermere, England and Derby, England?

You can take a train from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby via Oxenholme Lake District and Crewe in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby via Manchester and Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station in around 7 h 35 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby?

The distance between Bowness-on-Windermere and Derby is 187 km. The road distance is 241 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby?

The cheapest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 7 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby?

The quickest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby is to drive which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £23 - £35.

Is there a direct train between Bowness-on-Windermere and Derby?

No, there is no direct train from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Derby via Oxenholme Lake District and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bowness-on-Windermere and Derby?

No, there is no direct bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Derby, Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby?

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby, including transfers.