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

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Train  •  2 h 27 min

  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

$28 - $63

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Carnforth
  2. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) 555

$27 - $35

2 alternative options

Line 152 bus, bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) to Walton-le-Dale, Sir Robert Peel 152
  2. Take the bus from Bamber Bridge, Brownedge St Marys to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) X8

$28

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  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 drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) and arriving at Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) via Walton-le-Dale, Chorley Road and Bamber Bridge, Brownedge St Marys. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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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 2 h 27 min.

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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 2 h 27 min and costs £21 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Burnley to Windermere, including transfers.

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Burnley to Windermere bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, depart from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) station.

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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 2 h 27 min and costs £21 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 152 bus and bus, which costs £22 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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Burnley to Windermere bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 48.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Windermere via Walton-le-Dale, Sir Robert Peel, Walton-le-Dale, Chorley Road, and Bamber Bridge, Brownedge St Marys in around 3 h 57 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
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
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) to Walton-le-Dale, Sir Robert Peel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bamber Bridge, Brownedge St Marys to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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