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There are 6 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Manchester, train  •  3h 57m

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

$75 - $184

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Bus  •  12h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere National Express

$36 - $80

4 alternative options

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  5h 58m

  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

$101 - $287

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  6h 29m

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

$157 - $247

Train  •  6h 57m

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

$127 - $185

Drive  •  4h 47m

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

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere is to bus which costs £27 - £65 and takes 12h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere is to fly and train which costs £55 - £150 and takes 3h 57m.

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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 6h 29m.

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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 6h 29m and costs £120 - £190.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere, including transfers.

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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 6h 29m and costs £120 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £65 and takes 12h 44m.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 247 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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 6h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere via Southampton Central, Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 12h 44m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37m
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
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
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
2h 22m
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
3h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $140
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Windermere
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to Windermere is 295 miles. It takes approximately 4h 47m 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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There are 1827+ hotels available in Windermere. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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