There are 12 ways to get from London to Ambleside by train, bus, night train, 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  •  4 h 8 min

$155 - $238

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. National Express

$25 - $35

10 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. 555

$146 - $223

Night train, train, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. 555

$48 - $71

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. 275.5 miles

$55 - $90

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$126 - $348

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$118 - $396

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. LCY - EDI

$132 - $371

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. LHR - NCL

$141 - $423

Train to Southend, fly to Carlisle, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. SEN - CAX

$123 - $546

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

  1. SOU - MAN

$100 - $239

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. LHR - LBA

$141 - $303

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Ambleside every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Ambleside twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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 to Saturday
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
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from London Euston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $220
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
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
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $50
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $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 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Ambleside, Rydal Road Health Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library)
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Ambleside is 376 km. The road distance is 441 km.

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

The quickest way to get from London to Ambleside is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs £110 - £180.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from London to Ambleside, including transfers.