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.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 47 min

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

$157 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Windermere National Express

$28 - $38

9 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere

$140 - $230

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 35 min

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

$127 - $346

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 59 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 - $398

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 10 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

$143 - $421

Train to Southend, fly to Carlisle, train  •  6 h 1 min

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

$126 - $548

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

$134 - $383

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 15 min

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

$137 - $302

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

$129 - $294

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 every 3 hours. Tickets cost $150 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Windermere once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 27 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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Paddington Station to Windermere?

The distance between London Paddington Station and Windermere is 367 km. The road distance is 430 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere?

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere is to bus which costs £19 - £28 and takes 9 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere?

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere is to drive which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £40 - £60.

Is there a direct train between London Paddington Station and Windermere?

No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Windermere. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Windermere via Oxford and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between London Paddington Station and Windermere?

No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Lisson Grove, Frampton Street and arriving at Windermere via London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere?

It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from London Paddington Station to Windermere, including transfers.