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There are 12 ways to get from Windermere to Belfast by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, car ferry  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$57 - $197

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere, Firgarth Hotel to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station 555
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$35 - $139

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Train, car ferry via Glasgow Central  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$149 - $317

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$57 - $72

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Windermere to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$64 - $150

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD

$72 - $216

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD

$106 - $290

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS

$114 - $275

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD) EDI - BHD

$101 - $317

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NCL - BFS

$81 - $221

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LPL - BFS

$79 - $178

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Belfast City  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Shipley
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Belfast City (BHD) LBA - BHD

$68 - $234

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Belfast is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £60 and takes 18 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Windermere to Belfast is to train and fly which costs £55 - £170 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Windermere to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Manchester and Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 11 min.

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The distance between Windermere and Belfast is 123 miles.

The best way to get from Windermere to Belfast without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10 h 54 min and costs £40 - £160.

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It takes approximately 10 h 54 min to get from Windermere to Belfast, including transfers.

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

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

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Windermere to Belfast bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Windermere to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 122.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 54 min

What companies run services between Windermere, England and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Windermere to Belfast. However, you can take the train to Oxenholme Lake District, take the train to Preston, take the train to Ormskirk, take the train to Moorfields, take the walk to Liverpool, take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, then take the car ferry to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Windermere to Belfast via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station, Heysham, Towers, Heysham, and Douglas, Isle of Man in around 11 h 22 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
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 Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Shipley
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Firgarth Hotel to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Windermere to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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