There are 4 ways to get from Leeds to Windermere 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, bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. 555

$26 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Zap
  2. National Express

$25 - $29

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 1 min

$52 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. 80.3 miles

$17 - $25

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 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeds to Windermere via Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly/Portland St (Wetherspoons) and Manchester in around 5 h 30 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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 Carnforth, Railway Station to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly/Portland St (Wetherspoons)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leeds and Windermere is 110 km. The road distance is 128 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Windermere is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Leeds to Windermere is to drive which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £12 - £19.

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 1 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Leeds to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) and arriving at Windermere via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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