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There are 5 ways to get from London to Ambleside by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 52 min

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

$154 - $235

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Bus  •  8 h 35 min

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

$24 - $35

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Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London to Ambleside 275.5 miles

$55 - $90

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 50 min

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

$131 - $351

Train to Southend, fly, train  •  7 h 40 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

$122 - $399

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The cheapest way to get from London to Ambleside is to bus which costs £19 - £24 and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ambleside is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Ambleside. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between London and Ambleside is 235 miles. The road distance is 275.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Ambleside without a car is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs £110 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from London to Ambleside, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London to Ambleside is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs £110 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £24 and takes 8 h 35 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 to Ambleside bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ambleside station.

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Map of how to get from London to Ambleside.
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  • Distance: 235.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between London, England and Ambleside, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Ambleside hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Ambleside once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 35 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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
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 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Ambleside
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Ambleside is 275 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to drive from London to Ambleside.

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

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There are 1797+ hotels available in Ambleside. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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

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