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

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 11 min

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

$98 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand Q) X8
  2. Take the bus from Wigan to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop X50

$44 - $48

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 28 min

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

$94 - $142

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

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

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £33 - £37 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop via Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K), Wigan and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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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 5 h 11 min and costs £75 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) station.

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The best way to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs £75 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £33 - £37 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 159.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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, Birmingham, Grand Central New Street (Midland Metro Stop), Birmingham, St Chads (Midland Metro Stop), and Birmingham Snow Hill in around 5 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windermere to Stratford-upon-Avon via Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand Q), Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K), Wigan, Morrisons (Market Hall), Wigan, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station in around 7 h 44 min.

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
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
West Midlands
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
1 h 12 min
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
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand Q)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Wigan to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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