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There are 5 ways to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby by train, bus or car

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Train via Sheffield  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

$59 - $130

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby National Express

$20 - $27

3 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 32 min

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

$71 - $131

Bus, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Bowness on Windermere, Fold Head to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station 555
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station
  4. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station

$37 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

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

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Derby via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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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, Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bowness-on-Windermere and Derby is 117 miles. The road distance is 150.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £45 - £100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby, including transfers.

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Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Windermere station.

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Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Oxenholme Lake District station.

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The best way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £45 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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, Manchester Piccadilly, and Sheffield in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 6 h 50 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Bus operators
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 from Windermere to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bowness on Windermere, Fold Head to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
stagecoachbus.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Derby.

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