There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 43 min

$34 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. X2
  2. X8

$14 - $22

3 alternative options

Train via Preston  •  2 h 45 min

$31 - $69

Bus, line 40 bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. X2
  2. 40
  3. 555

$15 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. 86.7 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The distance between Liverpool and Windermere is 108 km. The road distance is 139 km.

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Windermere is to bus which costs £10 - £17 and takes 4 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Windermere is to drive which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £13 - £21.

No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to 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 2 h 43 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) and arriving at Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 69) and Bamber Bridge, Withy Trees. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Liverpool to Windermere, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Windermere via Wigan North Western and Oxenholme Lake District in around 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Windermere via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40), Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 69), and Bamber Bridge, Withy Trees in around 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bamber Bridge, Withy Trees to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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