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There are 4 ways to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon

$98 - $160

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Bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$27 - $39

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leamington Spa

$92 - $143

Drive  •  3h 10m

  1. Drive from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon 192.2 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £20 - £30 and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon via Oxenholme Lake District and Birmingham Moor Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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The distance between Windermere and Stratford-upon-Avon is 160 miles. The road distance is 192.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train which takes 5h 13m and costs £75 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Windermere station.

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Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Oxenholme Lake District station.

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The best way to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon is to train which takes 5h 13m and costs £75 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £30 and takes 8h 40m.

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  • Distance: 159.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Windermere, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a train from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon via Oxenholme Lake District, Birmingham New Street, and Birmingham Moor Street in around 5h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 8h 40m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Windermere to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express

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Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3h 10m to drive from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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