There are 3 ways to get from Carnforth to Ambleside by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) 555

$11

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Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carnforth to Ambleside 29.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Carnforth to Ambleside 29.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Carnforth to Ambleside is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carnforth to Ambleside is to taxi which costs £80 - £95 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carnforth, Railway Station station and arriving at Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Carnforth and Ambleside is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Carnforth to Ambleside without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £9.

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The bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) takes 1 h 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Carnforth to Ambleside bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Carnforth, Railway Station.

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Carnforth to Ambleside bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carnforth to Ambleside is 29 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Carnforth to Ambleside.

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There are 2142+ hotels available in Ambleside. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carnforth to Ambleside.
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  • Distance: 22.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

What companies run services between Carnforth, England and Ambleside, England?

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Carnforth to Ambleside hourly. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min.

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 Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library)
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carnforth to Ambleside
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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