There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-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  •  3 h 21 min

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

$45 - $86

Cheapest option

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

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) B66
  2. Take the bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) to Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre) 502 / ...

$33 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

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

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere is to bus and line 555 bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 53 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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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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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). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 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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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) in around 5 h 13 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 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
National Express
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 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank)
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) to Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Classic Coaches
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) to Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
traveline.info
Western Dales Community Trnsp
Phone
015396 20125
Website
westerndalesbus.co.uk
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) to Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
westerndalesbus.co.uk

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