There are 4 ways to get from Windermere to Blackpool by train, bus or car

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  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Windermere to Blackpool North

$24 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere, Firgarth Hotel to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 555
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street 42

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Windermere to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Blackpool North

$24 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Windermere to Blackpool 63.2 miles

$13 - $20

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Windermere to Blackpool once a week. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windermere to Blackpool via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Windermere to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Windermere to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
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
$29 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Firgarth Hotel to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Getting to Rome from the airport, French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options? and The London Underground: Essential tips to navigate the Tube - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Windermere to Blackpool?

The distance between Windermere and Blackpool is 63 km. The road distance is 101 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Windermere to Blackpool?

The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Blackpool is to bus which costs £7 - £12 and takes 4 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Windermere to Blackpool?

The quickest way to get from Windermere to Blackpool is to drive which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £9 - £15.

Is there a direct train between Windermere and Blackpool?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Windermere and arriving at Blackpool North. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

Is there a direct bus between Windermere and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct bus from Windermere to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Windermere, Firgarth Hotel and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Windermere to Blackpool?

The train from Windermere to Blackpool North takes 1 h 32 min including transfers and departs once a week.