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There are 11 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$147 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere National Express

$27 - $33

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carnforth
  3. Take the bus from Carnforth, station to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange 555

$59 - $96

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Windermere 268.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  5 h 42 min

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

$126 - $343

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$120 - $396

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 17 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

$139 - $408

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District

$116 - $294

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 29 min

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

$132 - $367

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$128 - $285

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 57 min

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

$113 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere is to bus which costs £20 - £25 and takes 9 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Windermere via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 56 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Windermere is 229 miles. The road distance is 268.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs £110 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs £110 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £25 and takes 9 h 56 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 Paddington Station to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 229.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Windermere, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Paddington Station to Windermere hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Windermere once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $30 and the journey takes 8 h 22 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
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 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
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
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, station to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Windermere is 269 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Windermere.

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

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There are 1814+ hotels available in Windermere. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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