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There are 4 ways to get from Burnley to Windermere by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere

$25 - $63

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Bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Windermere National Express

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

Train via Burnley Central  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Burnley Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District

$25 - $63

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Burnley to Windermere 69.7 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Windermere is to bus which costs £9 - £14 and takes 4h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Windermere is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Windermere via Preston and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Burnley and Windermere is 49 miles. The road distance is 69.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs £19 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from Burnley to Windermere, including transfers.

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Burnley to Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Burnley Manchester Road station.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Windermere is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs £19 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 4h 47m.

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Burnley to Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Windermere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Windermere is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Burnley to Windermere.

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  • Distance: 48.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

You can take a train from Burnley to Windermere via Preston and Oxenholme Lake District in around 2h 25m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Burnley to Windermere once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2h 7m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
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 Preston, Lancashire to Windermere
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express

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