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There are 3 ways to get from Windermere to Coniston by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 505 bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to Ambleside National Express
  2. Take the line 505 bus from Ambleside, bus interchange to Monk Coniston, Hall 505

$7 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20m

  1. Take a taxi from Windermere to Coniston 12.4 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  20m

  1. Drive from Windermere to Coniston 12.4 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Coniston is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Windermere to Coniston is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Windermere to Coniston. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Monk Coniston, Hall via Ambleside, bus interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Windermere and Coniston is 7 miles. The road distance is 12.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Windermere to Coniston without a car is to bus and line 505 bus which takes 1h 45m and costs £5 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to get from Windermere to Coniston, including transfers.

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

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Windermere to Coniston bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Monk Coniston, Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Windermere to Coniston is 12 miles. It takes approximately 20m to drive from Windermere to Coniston.

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There are 1878+ hotels available in Coniston. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

What companies run services between Windermere, England and Coniston, Cumbria, England?

You can take a bus from Windermere to Coniston via Ambleside, bus interchange in around 1h 45m.

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 Ambleside
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, bus interchange to Monk Coniston, Hall
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Windermere to Coniston
Ave. Duration
20m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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