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There are 6 ways to get from Cotswolds to Windermere by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 35 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 - $189

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Bus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Windermere National Express

$21 - $29

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Train, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Worcester Foregate Street
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, Foregate Street 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 Oxenholme Lake District

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Cotswolds to Windermere 204.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$174 - $434

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$139 - $305

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The cheapest way to get from Cotswolds to Windermere is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 10 h 59 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Cotswolds station to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Moreton-in-Marsh, station and arriving at Windermere via Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 59 min.

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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 35 min.

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The distance between Cotswolds and Windermere is 173 miles. The road distance is 204.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cotswolds to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Cotswolds to Windermere, including transfers.

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Cotswolds to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Cotswolds to Windermere train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Moreton-in-Marsh station.

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The best way to get from Cotswolds to Windermere is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs £85 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 10 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Cotswolds to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 172.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

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 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cotswolds to Windermere via Moreton-in-Marsh, station, Stratford-upon-Avon, Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 10 h 59 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Worcester Foregate Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $29
Train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
First Worcestershire
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Worcester, Foregate Street Station to Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Windermere
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Cotswolds to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Cotswolds to Windermere train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cotswolds to Windermere is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Cotswolds to Windermere.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1773+ hotels available in Windermere. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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