There are 10 ways to get from Bristol to Windermere 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  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$149 - $229

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Windermere National Express

$28 - $37

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere

$100 - $151

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Windermere 239.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$92 - $285

Fly Bristol to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District

$121 - $317

Fly Bristol to Chester, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  2. Take the train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Oxenholme Lake District
  4. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere

$172 - $329

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$120 - $317

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$194 - $469

Train to Cardiff, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Newcastle (NCL) CWL - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$132 - $434

What companies run services between Bristol, England and Windermere, England?

You can take a train from Bristol to Windermere via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Windermere via Birmingham in around 7 h 37 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $25
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bristol to Windermere?

The distance between Bristol and Windermere is 326 km. The road distance is 384 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Windermere?

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Windermere is to bus which costs £20 - £27 and takes 7 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bristol to Windermere?

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Windermere is to drive which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £35 - £55.

Is there a direct train between Bristol and Windermere?

No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Windermere via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bristol and Windermere?

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Bristol and arriving at Windermere via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Bristol to Windermere?

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Bristol to Windermere, including transfers.