There are 4 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water by bus, train, taxi or car

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

Bus, train, taxi  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse) 111 / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
  4. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
  5. Take a taxi from Windermere to Coniston Water

$84 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Windermere National Express

$63 - $83

2 alternative options

Line 147 bus, train, taxi  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Manchester Royal Infirmary, St Mary's to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge) 147
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
  4. Take a taxi from Windermere to Coniston Water

$86 - $114

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water 98.4 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Coniston Water is 71 miles. The road distance is 98.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Coniston Water, England?

National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
Bullocks Coaches
Phone
0161 428 5265
Email
coachinfo@bullockscoaches.com
Website
bullockscoaches.com
Bus from Manchester Royal Infirmary, St Mary's to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bullockscoaches.com
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Windermere to Coniston Water
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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