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There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$37 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Windermere National Express

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Carnforth
  2. Take the bus from Carnforth, station to Bowness on Windermere, Rayrigg car park 555

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere 90.1 miles

$19 - $28

Towncar  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Bowness-on-Windermere 90.1 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Windermere. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Bowness-on-Windermere is 74 miles. The road distance is 90.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere without a car is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £28 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £28 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere.
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  • Distance: 74.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Bowness-on-Windermere, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
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 Manchester Airport to Windermere
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, station to Bowness on Windermere, Rayrigg car park
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Bowness-on-Windermere
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere is 90 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Bowness-on-Windermere.

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