There are 4 ways to get from Saint Bees to Windermere by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Whitehaven to Windermere National Express

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 16 min

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

$39 - $83

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saint Bees to Windermere 36.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Saint Bees to Windermere 36.6 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Bees to Windermere is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Bees to Windermere is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saint Bees to Windermere. However, there are services departing from St Bees and arriving at Windermere via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Saint Bees and Windermere is 29 miles. The road distance is 36.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Saint Bees to Windermere without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 33 min and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Saint Bees to Windermere, including transfers.

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Saint Bees to Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from St Bees station.

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The best way to get from Saint Bees to Windermere is to bus which takes 2 h 33 min and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £29 - £65 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Saint Bees to Windermere train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Bees to Windermere is 37 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Saint Bees to Windermere.

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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Saint Bees, England and Windermere, England?

National Express operates a bus from Saint Bees to Windermere twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saint Bees to Windermere via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District in around 3 h 16 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
37 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 Whitehaven to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saint Bees to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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