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There are 3 ways to get from Carlisle to Windermere by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere

$25 - $56

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Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Windermere 47.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Windermere 47.1 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Windermere is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Windermere is to taxi which costs £120 - £160 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Windermere is 36 miles. The road distance is 47.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £18 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Carlisle to Windermere, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Windermere train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Carlisle station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Windermere is 47 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Carlisle to Windermere.

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  • Distance: 35.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Carlisle to Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
38 min
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
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Windermere
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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There are 1450+ hotels available in Windermere. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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