There are 6 ways to get from Oxford to Windermere by train, bus, car or plane

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$143 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Windermere National Express

$27 - $36

4 alternative options

Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere

$106 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Windermere 231.5 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$122 - $269

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$163 - $413

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Windermere, England?

You can take a train from Oxford to Windermere via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District in around 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Windermere via Birmingham in around 7 h 17 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Oxford to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Oxford to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Windermere
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oxford to Windermere?

The distance between Oxford and Windermere is 312 km. The road distance is 370 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oxford to Windermere?

The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Windermere is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 7 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Oxford to Windermere?

The quickest way to get from Oxford to Windermere is to drive which takes 3 h 48 min and costs £35 - £55.

Is there a direct train between Oxford and Windermere?

No, there is no direct train from Oxford to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Windermere via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

Is there a direct bus between Oxford and Windermere?

No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Oxford and arriving at Windermere via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

How long does it take to get from Oxford to Windermere?

It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Oxford to Windermere, including transfers.