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There are 3 ways to get from Windermere to Hawkshead by bus, taxi or foot

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Line 555 bus, line 505 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange to Ambleside, Hayes Garden Centre 555
  2. Take the line 505 bus from Ambleside, bus interchange to Hawkshead, Tourist Information Centre 505

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Windermere to Hawkshead 9.6 miles

$35 - $45

Walk  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Walk from Windermere to Hawkshead 6.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Hawkshead is to line 555 bus and line 505 bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Windermere to Hawkshead is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Windermere to Hawkshead. However, there are services departing from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange and arriving at Hawkshead, Tourist Information Centre via Ambleside, bus interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Windermere and Hawkshead is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Windermere to Hawkshead without a car is to line 555 bus and line 505 bus which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £3 - £5.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Windermere to Hawkshead, including transfers.

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Windermere to Hawkshead bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange station.

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Windermere to Hawkshead bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Hawkshead, Tourist Information Centre station.

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There are 1429+ hotels available in Hawkshead. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Windermere to Hawkshead.
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  • Distance: 3.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Windermere to Hawkshead via Ambleside, Hayes Garden Centre and Ambleside, bus interchange in around 1 h 47 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange to Ambleside, Hayes Garden Centre
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, bus interchange to Hawkshead, Tourist Information Centre
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Windermere to Hawkshead
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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