There are 4 ways to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bowness-on-Windermere by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$99 - $159

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station X20
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Preston, Lancashire
  3. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Windermere X8

$29 - $37

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$95 - $144

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bowness-on-Windermere 192 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bowness-on-Windermere is to bus which costs £21 - £28 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bowness-on-Windermere is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Stratford-upon-Avon and Bowness-on-Windermere is 159 miles. The road distance is 192 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam and arriving at Windermere via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Preston, Lancashire. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bowness-on-Windermere. However, there are services departing from Stratford-upon-Avon and arriving at Windermere via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Stratford-upon-Avon, England and Bowness-on-Windermere, England?

You can take a train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bowness-on-Windermere via Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham New Street, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 5 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bowness-on-Windermere via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Preston, Lancashire in around 7 h 42 min.

Train operators
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
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
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
Bus operators
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Preston, Lancashire to Windermere
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 3) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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