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There are 12 ways to get from Cambridge to Windermere by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$170 - $270

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Bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Windermere National Express

$35 - $42

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$156 - $245

Bus, train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$96 - $134

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Windermere 227.7 miles

$45 - $75

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$150 - $378

Fly Cambridge to Manchester, train  •  4h 59m

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

$82 - $285

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District

$97 - $307

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$142 - $289

Train to London City, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$145 - $453

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$163 - $448

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  4. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District

$157 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Windermere is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 9h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Windermere is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street and arriving at Windermere via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Windermere via London Euston and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 48m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Windermere is 197 miles. The road distance is 227.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 6h 48m and costs £130 - £210.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Cambridge to Windermere, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Windermere bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Bedford, depart from Cambridge, Castle Street station.

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Cambridge to Windermere train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Windermere is to train which takes 6h 48m and costs £130 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £35 and takes 9h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 196.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 48m

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Windermere via London St Pancras International LL, London Euston, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 6h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Windermere via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 9h 38m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Castle Street to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Windermere
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Cambridge to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Cambridge to Windermere train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Windermere is 228 miles. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Cambridge to Windermere.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1827+ hotels available in Windermere. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Cambridge Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs £2 - £3.

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