There are 3 ways to get from Leeds to Windermere by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Carnforth
  2. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) 555

$32 - $41

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$52 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Windermere 80.3 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Windermere is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Windermere is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Windermere via Manchester Piccadilly and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Windermere is 69 miles. The road distance is 80.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Windermere without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Leeds to Windermere, including transfers.

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Leeds to Windermere train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Leeds station.

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Leeds to Windermere train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds to Windermere is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Leeds to Windermere.

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  • Distance: 68.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Leeds to Windermere via Manchester Piccadilly and Oxenholme Lake District in around 4 h 8 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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