There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Bowness-on-Windermere by train, bus, night train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District

$94 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Lancaster National Express
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church) 555

$21 - $28

3 alternative options

Night train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District

$67 - $92

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Bowness-on-Windermere 142.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$87 - $334

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Bowness-on-Windermere is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Bowness-on-Windermere is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Bowness-on-Windermere is 117 miles. The road distance is 142.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Glasgow to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church) via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Bowness-on-Windermere, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow to Bowness-on-Windermere hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Bowness-on-Windermere via Lancaster and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station in around 6 h 3 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Night train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
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
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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