There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Windermere by train, bus or car

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  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere

$28 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Windermere National Express

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere

$34 - $47

Train, bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church) 555

$25 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Windermere 84.4 miles

$18 - $27

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Windermere, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Windermere once a week. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Windermere twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Windermere, Cedar Manor Hotel (St Mary's Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Windermere is 109 km. The road distance is 135 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Windermere is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 3 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Windermere is to drive which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £13 - £20.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Windermere. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester and arriving at Windermere. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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