There are 12 ways to get from Cambridge 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$170 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Windermere National Express

$38 - $44

10 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere

$131 - $192

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  7 h 41 min

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

$151 - $227

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Windermere 227.7 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Cambridge to Manchester, train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$82 - $289

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 49 min

  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

$152 - $383

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 6 min

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

$97 - $309

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$143 - $429

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 36 min

  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

$143 - $297

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 12 min

  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

$164 - $458

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  8 h 30 min

  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 Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$163 - $338

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cambridge and Windermere is 315 km. The road distance is 364 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Windermere is to bus which costs £28 - £33 and takes 10 h.

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

No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Windermere via Peterborough and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street (Magdalene Street) and arriving at Windermere via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) and Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Cambridge to Windermere, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Windermere via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Windermere twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.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
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Bus operators

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