There are 4 ways to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow 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  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central

$64 - $146

Cheapest option

Line 555 bus, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555
  2. Take the bus from Penrith to Glasgow National Express

$22 - $33

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow 142.7 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Glasgow (GLA) MAN - GLA

$88 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow is to line 555 bus and bus which costs £17 - £25 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow is to drive which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £23 - £35.

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The distance between Bowness-on-Windermere and Glasgow is 187 km. The road distance is 228 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church) and arriving at Glasgow via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) and Penrith. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Glasgow Central via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. TransPennine Express also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Penrith in around 5 h 54 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
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 Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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