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

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Train  •  1 h 45 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

$26 - $73

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Bus, line 42 bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to Galgate National Express
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Southbound) to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road 42

$16 - $19

2 alternative options

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

$21

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 - £16 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 - £16 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 Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Southbound). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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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 45 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 45 min and costs £20 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 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 45 min and costs £20 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 42 bus, which costs £12 - £15 and takes 3 h.

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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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Map of how to get from Windermere to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 39.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 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 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windermere to Blackpool via Galgate and Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Southbound) in around 3 h.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Windermere to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
$26 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $45
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
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
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Galgate, Crossroads (Crossroads A6 Southbound) to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
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
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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