There are 3 ways to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow by train, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 46 min

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

$64 - $146

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Drive  •  2 h 28 min

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

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  5 h 12 min

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

$88 - $335

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

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The quickest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 28 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 46 min.

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The distance between Bowness-on-Windermere and Glasgow is 117 miles. The road distance is 142.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £45 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Oxenholme Lake District station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Glasgow.

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  • Distance: 117 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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 5 times a day.

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 55 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 42 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
5 times a day
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 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50

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