There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Oxenholme Lake District

$46 - $71

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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2
  2. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Windermere National Express / ...

$24 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Poulton-le-Fylde
  2. Take the bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 42
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Bowness on Windermere, Royalty Cinema 555

$38 - $45

Bus, line 40 bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Std 12) 40 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Bowness on Windermere, Royalty Cinema 555

$34

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere 87.6 miles

$18 - $28

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) and arriving at Bowness on Windermere, Royalty Cinema via Preston, Lancashire and Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Windermere via Wigan North Western and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Bowness-on-Windermere is 66 miles. The road distance is 87.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) station.

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Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere.
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  • Distance: 66.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Bowness-on-Windermere, England?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere via Wigan North Western and Oxenholme Lake District in around 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand, Preston, Lancashire, Windermere, and Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) in around 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Poulton-le-Fylde
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Std 12)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Bowness on Windermere, Royalty Cinema
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 3) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17
Website
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 Preston, Lancashire to Windermere
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Liverpool to Bowness-on-Windermere.

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