There are 4 ways to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead by bus, taxi or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Line 555 bus, line 505 bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Bowness on Windermere, Rayrigg car park to Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) 555
  2. Take the line 505 bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Hawkshead, Tourist Information Centre (Public Coveniences next to Car Park and junct) 505

$6 - $7

3 alternative options

Line 505 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 505 bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Hawkshead, Tourist Information Centre (Public Coveniences next to Car Park and junct) 505

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead 10 miles

$35 - $45

Walk  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Walk from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead 5.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead is to line 555 bus and line 505 bus which costs £5 - £6 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead is to taxi which costs £29 - £35 and takes 17 min.

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The distance between Bowness-on-Windermere and Hawkshead is 3 miles.

It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead. However, there are services departing from Bowness on Windermere, Rayrigg car park and arriving at Hawkshead, Tourist Information Centre (Public Coveniences next to Car Park and junct) via Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead.
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  • Distance: 3.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead via Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) in around 1 h 37 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bowness on Windermere, Rayrigg car park to Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Hawkshead, Tourist Information Centre (Public Coveniences next to Car Park and junct)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Hawkshead, Tourist Information Centre (Public Coveniences next to Car Park and junct)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hawkshead
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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