There are 4 ways to get from Cotswolds to Windermere by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Worcester Foregate Street
  2. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$115 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Windermere National Express

$33 - $38

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Worcester Foregate Street
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station) to Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway 144
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere

$104 - $159

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Cotswolds to Windermere 204.5 miles

$40 - $65

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

You can take a train from Cotswolds to Windermere via Moreton-in-Marsh, Worcester Foregate Street, Birmingham New Street, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cotswolds to Windermere twice a week. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 5 h 12 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Bus operators
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station) to Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cotswolds and Windermere is 276 km. The road distance is 327 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cotswolds to Windermere is to bus which costs £24 - £29 and takes 9 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Cotswolds to Windermere is to drive which takes 3 h 23 min and costs £30 - £50.

No, there is no direct train from Cotswolds to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Moreton-in-Marsh and arriving at Windermere via Worcester Foregate Street, Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cotswolds to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Moreton-in-Marsh, Railway Station and arriving at Windermere via Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Cotswolds to Windermere, including transfers.