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

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Line 43 bus, train, taxi via Preston  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Rusholme, Great Western St to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St 43
  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

$78 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 51 min

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

$61 - $79

2 alternative options

Line 43 bus, train TransPennine Express, taxi  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Rusholme, Great Western St to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown 43
  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

$83 - $111

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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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water without a car is to line 43 bus and train and taxi which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £60 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Coniston Water is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water.

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There are 1490+ hotels available in Coniston Water. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Coniston Water.
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  • Distance: 70.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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 Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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
$17 - $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
Every 3 hours
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
Every 3 hours
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 Rusholme, Great Western St to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rusholme, Great Western St to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Windermere
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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