TransPennine Express operates a train from Glasgow to Ambleside hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Ambleside twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. 3 other operators also service this route.
How to get from Glasgow to Ambleside
From Glasgow Central train to Oxenholme Lake District, train to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket), then bus to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47). 3 h 35 min £61. From Glasgow bus to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket), then line 555 bus to Ambleside, Rydal Road Health Centre. 4 h 31 min £22. From Glasgow drive to Ambleside. 2 h 20 min £26.