There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 21 min

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

$45 - $91

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Bus, line 555 bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Bowness on Windermere, Bowness Pier (Windermere Lakes Cruises) 555

$35

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Bus, line 555 bus via Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) 555

$38

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere 93 miles

$19 - $29

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne station to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station and arriving at Bowness on Windermere, Bowness Pier (Windermere Lakes Cruises) via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) and Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Windermere via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Bowness-on-Windermere is 67 miles. The road distance is 93 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 555 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere.
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  • Distance: 67.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Bowness-on-Windermere, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District in around 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) and Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) in around 4 h 38 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
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Bowness on Windermere, Bowness Pier (Windermere Lakes Cruises)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere.

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