There are 11 ways to get from London 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  •  3h 40m

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

£99 - £326

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Bus  •  8h 30m

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

£11 - £15

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Train via Nottingham  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

£103 - £162

Drive  •  4h 26m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Windermere 268.7 miles

£45 - £70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  5h 24m

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

£81 - £316

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  6h 47m

  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

£91 - £435

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6h 23m

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

£120 - £492

Train to Southend, fly to Carlisle, train  •  5h 41m

  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

£169 - £631

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

  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

£78 - £321

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 5m

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

£118 - £439

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 4m

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

£97 - £406

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The cheapest way to get from London to Windermere is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Windermere is to train which costs £95 - £330 and takes 3h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Windermere. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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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 3h 40m.

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The distance between London and Windermere is 231 miles. The road distance is 268.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 3h 40m and costs £95 - £330.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from London to Windermere, including transfers.

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London to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Windermere train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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Map of how to get from London to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 230.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

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

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District hourly. Tickets cost £90 - £320 and the journey takes 2h 38m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere once daily. Tickets cost £11 - £15 and the journey takes 8h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £320
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £370
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £410
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £750
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £750
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£90 - £320
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£240 - £320
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £200
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £55
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £200
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Single
£60 - £95
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £60
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £16
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £35
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £55
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
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 Windermere
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express

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The best way to get from London to Windermere is to train which takes 3h 40m and costs £95 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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London to Windermere train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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

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Japan Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1889+ hotels available in Windermere. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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