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There are 6 ways to get from Gloucester to Windermere by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$128 - $204

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Bus  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Windermere

$28 - $42

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Bus, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station 33
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$84 - $123

Drive  •  3h 22m

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Windermere 206.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District

$132 - $354

Train, fly to Newcastle  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$108 - $323

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The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Windermere is to bus which costs £21 - £35 and takes 8h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Windermere is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Windermere via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gloucester to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at Windermere via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Gloucester and Windermere is 177 miles. The road distance is 206.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs £95 - £160.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Gloucester to Windermere, including transfers.

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Gloucester to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gloucester station.

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Gloucester to Windermere train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Gloucester station.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to Windermere is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs £95 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £35 and takes 8h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 176.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

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

You can take a train from Gloucester to Windermere via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District in around 5h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to Windermere via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 8h 47m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
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 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Transport Hub to Hereford, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West
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 Gloucester to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Windermere
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Gloucester to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Gloucester to Windermere train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gloucester to Windermere is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from Gloucester to Windermere.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 1827+ hotels available in Windermere. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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