There are 5 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Grasmere by train, bus 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

Train, line 555 bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Windermere
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Copper Studio (Field Foot) 555 / ...

$33 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Preston, Lancashire National Express
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 43) to Grasmere, Heaton Copper Studio (Field Foot) X8

$18 - $27

3 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express, line 555 bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Copper Studio (Field Foot) 555 / ...

$34 - $58

Line 111 bus, line 37 bus, line 125 bus, line 40 bus, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel) 111
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) 37
  3. Take the line 125 bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Great Moor Street (Estate Agents) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 125
  4. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 42) to Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street 40
  5. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Heaton Copper Studio (Field Foot) 555

$20 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Grasmere 94.4 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Grasmere, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Grasmere via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester, Preston, Lancashire, and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 43) in around 4 h 51 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Copper Studio (Field Foot)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 43) to Grasmere, Heaton Copper Studio (Field Foot)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Great Moor Street (Estate Agents) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 42) to Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Grasmere, Heaton Copper Studio (Field Foot)
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Greater Manchester and Grasmere is 124 km. The road distance is 151 km.

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Grasmere is to bus which costs £13 - £21 and takes 4 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Grasmere is to drive which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £15 - £22.

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Grasmere. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd and arriving at Grasmere, Heaton Copper Studio (Field Foot) via Manchester and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 43). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Greater Manchester to Grasmere, including transfers.