There are 4 ways to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

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

$11 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Sainsbury's Layby to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) 555

$11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere 30.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere 30.8 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere is to taxi which costs £85 - £100 and takes 36 min.

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The distance between City of Lancaster and Bowness-on-Windermere is 23 miles. The road distance is 30.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lancaster City Centre, Sainsbury's Layby and arriving at Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Lancaster and arriving at Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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Map of how to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere.
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  • Distance: 22.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

What companies run services between City of Lancaster, England and Bowness-on-Windermere, England?

You can take a train from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District in around 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere hourly. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Sainsbury's Layby to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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