There are 4 ways to get from City of Lancaster to Ambleside by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 555 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47) 505 / ...

$15 - $34

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Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47) 555 / ...

$7 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from City of Lancaster to Ambleside 34.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from City of Lancaster to Ambleside 34.6 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from City of Lancaster to Ambleside is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from City of Lancaster to Ambleside is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station station and arriving at Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between City of Lancaster and Ambleside is 28 miles. The road distance is 34.6 miles.

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The best way to get from City of Lancaster to Ambleside without a car is to train and line 555 bus which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £11 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from City of Lancaster to Ambleside, including transfers.

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City of Lancaster to Ambleside bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station.

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City of Lancaster to Ambleside bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between City of Lancaster to Ambleside is 35 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from City of Lancaster to Ambleside.

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Map of how to get from City of Lancaster to Ambleside.
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  • Distance: 27.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between City of Lancaster, England and Ambleside, England?

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from City of Lancaster to Ambleside every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47)
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Lancaster to Ambleside
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from City of Lancaster to Ambleside
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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