There are 11 ways to get from Windermere to Belfast by train, bus, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus National Express, car ferry  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$81 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to Manchester
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X1

$49 - $66

9 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry via Glasgow Central  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$140 - $232

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 16 min

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

$74 - $89

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 21 min

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

$77 - $222

Train to Carlisle, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
  2. Fly from Carlisle (CAX) to Belfast City (BHD) CAX - BHD

$77 - $292

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 28 min

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

$112 - $302

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 36 min

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

$121 - $287

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6 h 46 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

$86 - $232

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6 h 52 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

$82 - $215

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

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

$95 - $288

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 Carlisle, take the walk to Carlisle, take the bus to Cairnryan, then take the car ferry to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Windermere to Belfast via Oxenholme Lake District, Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr Railway Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Cairnryan in around 9 h 30 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 Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
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
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Windermere to Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$25 - $35
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $13
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$42
Small Car
$181

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Windermere and Belfast is 197 km.

The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Belfast is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 17 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Windermere to Belfast is to train and fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs £55 - £210.

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 17 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Windermere to Belfast, including transfers.