There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District

$173 - $277

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Bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Windermere National Express

$40 - $49

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Night train, train, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the night train from Watford Junction to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Carnforth
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Bowness on Windermere, Royalty Cinema 555

$56 - $76

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere 270 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$102 - $300

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$118 - $371

Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District

$117 - $349

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Bowness on Windermere, Royalty Cinema via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 31 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bowness-on-Windermere is 226 miles. The road distance is 270 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere without a car is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere is 270 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere.
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  • Distance: 226.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Bowness-on-Windermere, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bowness-on-Windermere via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Windermere, and Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) in around 9 h 31 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Watford Junction to Preston
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Bus operators
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Windermere
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Bowness on Windermere, Royalty Cinema
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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