Directions from Durham to Windermere

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. B66
  2. 502 / ...

$28 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus, line 555 bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. X12 / ...
  2. 888
  3. 555

$20 - $32

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 31 min

$50 - $138

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. 77.4 miles

$16 - $24

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

You can take a bus from Durham to Windermere via Kirkby Stephen, HSBC Bank and Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre) in around 4 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Durham to Windermere via Newcastle, Carlisle, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Bus operators
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Durham, Bus Station to Kirkby Stephen, HSBC Bank
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, HSBC Bank to Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Classic Coaches
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, HSBC Bank to Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
traveline.info
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Durham, Leazes Road - Millburngate Br to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson St-Carliol St (Opposite Newcastle Building Society)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Durham, Leazes Road - Millburngate Br to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson St-Carliol St (Opposite Newcastle Building Society)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Windermere, Firgarth Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Durham and Windermere is 96 km. The road distance is 124 km.

The cheapest way to get from Durham to Windermere is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Durham to Windermere is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £12 - £18.

No, there is no direct train from Durham to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Durham and arriving at Windermere via Newcastle, Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Durham to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Durham, Bus Station and arriving at Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church) via Kirkby Stephen, HSBC Bank and Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Durham to Windermere, including transfers.