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

Select a route 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  •  3 h 41 min

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

$160 - $246

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 27 min

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

$25 - $35

9 alternative options

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carnforth

$64 - $94

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from London to Windermere 270.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$133 - $347

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 27 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

$124 - $394

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District

$153 - $402

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 1 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

$146 - $397

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 2 min

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

$137 - $319

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$106 - $238

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 38 min

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

$142 - $304

Map of how to get from London to Windermere.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 230.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Windermere every 3 hours. Tickets cost $150 - $240 and the journey takes 2 hours 37 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Windermere once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 7 hours 27 minutes.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Avg. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Avg. 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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $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
Avg. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Avg. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Avg. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Avg. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Avg. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
Avg. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators

How far is it from London to Windermere?

The distance between London and Windermere is 369 km. The road distance is 433 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from London to Windermere is to bus which costs £22 and takes 7 hours 27 minutes.

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

The quickest way to get from London to Windermere is to train which takes 3 hours 41 minutes and costs £150.

Is there a direct train between London and Windermere?

No, there is no direct train from London to Windermere. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 hours 41 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between London and Windermere?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Golders Green and arriving at Windermere. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 hours 27 minutes.

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

It takes approximately 3 hours 41 minutes to get from London to Windermere, including transfers.