There are 3 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$49 - $95

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Bus  •  4 h 2 min

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

$33

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside 88.2 miles

$18 - $28

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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 2 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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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 2 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, arrive at Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket).

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside.

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There are 2144+ hotels available in Ambleside. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside.
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  • Distance: 66 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, Wright Bros Coaches operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ambleside every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 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
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk

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