There are 3 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside 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  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$47 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888

$14 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside 88.2 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside is to bus which costs £10 - £16 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Ambleside is 66 miles. The road distance is 88.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne station to Ambleside. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station and arriving at Ambleside, Health Centre (bus shelter) via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Ambleside, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside via Carlisle, Oxenholme Lake District, Windermere, and Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) in around 4 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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