There are 8 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$75 - $189

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Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere National Express

$37 - $52

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Fly to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$102 - $292

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$132 - $299

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$158 - $248

Train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$128 - $187

Train, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Poulton-le-Fylde
  3. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) 555

$133 - $187

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere 294.7 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway and arriving at Windermere via Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Windermere via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Windermere is 247 miles. The road distance is 294.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere without a car is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere, including transfers.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange station.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 247 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Windermere, England?

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District in around 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere via Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange, Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Poulton-le-Fylde
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Southampton Airport (SOU) 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 Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere is 295 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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