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There are 3 ways to get from Windermere to Ambleside by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to Ambleside National Express / ...

$5 - $8

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Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Windermere to Ambleside 5.6 miles

$23 - $28

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Windermere to Ambleside 5.6 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Ambleside is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Windermere to Ambleside is to taxi which costs £18 - £22 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Windermere and arriving at Ambleside. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Windermere and Ambleside is 4 miles. The road distance is 5.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Windermere to Ambleside without a car is to bus which takes 13 min and costs £4 - £6.

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The bus from Windermere to Ambleside takes 13 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Windermere to Ambleside bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Windermere station.

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Windermere to Ambleside bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ambleside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Windermere to Ambleside is 6 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Windermere to Ambleside.

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  • Distance: 4.4 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Windermere to Ambleside once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 13 min. Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire also services this route once a week.

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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Windermere to Ambleside
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Windermere to Ambleside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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