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There are 11 ways to get from Croydon to Windermere by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

£120 - £185

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere National Express

£35 - £57

9 alternative options

Train via Peterborough  •  9h

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

£100 - £149

Drive  •  4h 50m

  1. Drive from Croydon to Windermere 280.1 miles

£45 - £70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  6h 2m

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

£100 - £269

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District

£102 - £294

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District

£118 - £356

Fly London City to Newcastle, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

£94 - £336

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District

£111 - £309

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

£113 - £321

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District

£106 - £239

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Windermere is to bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 9h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Windermere is to train which costs £120 - £190 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croydon to Windermere. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Windermere via Peterborough, Manchester Piccadilly and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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The distance between Croydon and Windermere is 239 miles. The road distance is 280.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs £120 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Croydon to Windermere, including transfers.

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Croydon to Windermere train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from East Croydon station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Windermere is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs £120 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 9h 53m.

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

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Croydon to Windermere train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 239.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 50m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Croydon to Windermere hourly. Tickets cost £110 - £170 and the journey takes 2h 37m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Croydon to Windermere once daily. Tickets cost £30 - £50 and the journey takes 8h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £420
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £420
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £260
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£85 - £430
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£110 - £170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£70 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £170
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £110
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £110
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Single
£65 - £100
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
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £16
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £35
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £50
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National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Windermere is 280 miles. It takes approximately 4h 50m to drive from Croydon to Windermere.

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

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