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

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  •  1 h 11 min

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

$12 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Bowness-on-Windermere, Royalty Cinema 555

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  36 min

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

$6 - $10

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 11 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 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
$16 - $26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $26
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Bowness-on-Windermere, Royalty Cinema
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere?

The distance between City of Lancaster and Bowness-on-Windermere is 36 km. The road distance is 49 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere?

The cheapest way to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere is to bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere?

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

Is there a direct train between City of Lancaster and Bowness-on-Windermere?

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 11 min.

Is there a direct bus between City of Lancaster and Bowness-on-Windermere?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Bowness-on-Windermere, Royalty Cinema. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

How long does it take to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere?

It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from City of Lancaster to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.