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

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Train  •  1 h 41 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

$23 - $74

3 alternative options

Bus, line 42 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to Lancaster University National Express
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Lancaster University, University Underpass to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road 42

Bus, line 89 bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere, Firgarth Hotel to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station 555
  2. Take the line 89 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Knott End on Sea, Bourne Arms 89
  3. Take the bus from Knott End on Sea, Bourne Arms to Blackpool Town Centre, Church Street 2C

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Windermere to Blackpool 63.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Blackpool is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Windermere to Blackpool is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Windermere to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road via Lancaster University, University Underpass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Windermere to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Blackpool North via Oxenholme Lake District and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Windermere and Blackpool is 40 miles. The road distance is 63.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Windermere to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £17 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Windermere to Blackpool, including transfers.

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

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Windermere to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Windermere station.

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The best way to get from Windermere to Blackpool is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £17 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 42 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Windermere to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 39.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Windermere to Blackpool via Oxenholme Lake District and Preston in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windermere to Blackpool via Lancaster University, University Underpass in around 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Windermere to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
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
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Windermere to Lancaster University
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Lancaster
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster University, University Underpass to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach Lancaster
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
Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches
Phone
01524 733 831
Email
office@kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Website
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Knott End on Sea, Bourne Arms
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk

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Windermere to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, arrive at Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road station.

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Windermere to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackpool North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Windermere to Blackpool is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Windermere to Blackpool.

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