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

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Train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$49 - $126

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Bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Bus Station to Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club B66
  2. Take the bus from Kirkby Stephen, Coop to Kendal, Bus Station S5

$3 - $9

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Bus, line 502 bus  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Bus Station to Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club B66
  2. Take the line 502 bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club to Oxenholme, Station 502

$10 - $13

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Durham to Windermere 77.4 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Durham to Windermere is to bus which costs £2 - £7 and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to Windermere is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durham station to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Durham, Bus Station and arriving at Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange via Kirkby Stephen, Coop and Kendal, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 37m.

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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 4h 16m.

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The distance between Durham and Windermere is 60 miles. The road distance is 77.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £35 - £100.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Durham to Windermere, including transfers.

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Durham to Windermere bus services, operated by Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd, arrive at Durham, Bus Station.

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Durham to Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Durham to Windermere is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £35 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus and line 502 bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Durham to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 60.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 16m

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

You can take a train from Durham to Windermere via Newcastle, Carlisle, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 4h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Durham to Windermere via Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club, Oxenholme, Station, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 4h 21m.

Train operators
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
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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, Sports and Social Club
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
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, Sports and Social Club to Oxenholme, Station
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Western Dales Community Trnsp
Phone
015396 20125
Website
westerndalesbus.co.uk
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, Coop to Kendal, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
westerndalesbus.co.uk

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Durham to Windermere bus services, operated by Western Dales Community Trnsp, arrive at Kendal, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham to Windermere is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Durham to Windermere.

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