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There are 5 ways to get from Windermere to Bedale by bus, train or car

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Bus via Hawes  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Sedbergh, Post Office to Hawes, Market Place S3
  2. Take the bus from Hawes, Market Place to Bedale, Market Place 856

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Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Northallerton

3 alternative options

Train via Manchester  •  6h 43m

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

Bus  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkby Lonsdale, Market Place to Richmond, Market Place 831

Drive  •  1h 21m

  1. Drive from Windermere to Bedale 62.7 miles

Windermere to Bedale by train and bus

The journey time between Windermere and Bedale is around 7h 32m and covers a distance of around 179 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 4m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 21m. Operated by Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Windermere to Bedale service departs from Windermere and arrives in Bedale, Eccles Heddon Solicitors. Typically 51 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 28m
Layover time:
4h 4m
Total time:
7h 32m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 21m
Journey distance:
179 miles
Services per week:
51
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:42
Last service departs at:
22:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Windermere to Bedale train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Windermere to Bedale is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Windermere to Bedale is to drive which takes 1h 21m and costs £9 - £15.

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No, there is no direct bus from Windermere to Bedale. However, there are services departing from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange and arriving at Bedale, Market Place via Kendal, Blackhall Road, Sedbergh, Post Office and Hawes, Market Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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The distance between Windermere and Bedale is 54 miles. The road distance is 62.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Windermere to Bedale without a car is to bus via Hawes which takes 5h 19m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Windermere to Bedale, including transfers.

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Windermere to Bedale bus services, operated by Western Dales Community Trnsp, depart from Sedbergh, Post Office station.

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The best way to get from Windermere to Bedale is to bus via Hawes which takes 5h 19m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £260 and takes 5h 52m.

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Windermere to Bedale bus services, operated by Dales and District, arrive at Bedale, Market Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Windermere to Bedale is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Windermere to Bedale.

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  • Distance: 53.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Windermere, England and Bedale, England?

You can take a bus from Windermere to Bedale via Kendal, Blackhall Road, Sedbergh, Post Office, and Hawes, Market Place in around 5h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Windermere to Bedale via Oxenholme Lake District, Carlisle, Newcastle, Northallerton, and Northallerton, County Hall in around 5h 52m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £30
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £30
Train from Newcastle to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £30
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £30
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £95
Train from Newcastle to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £85
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £85
Bus operators
Western Dales Community Trnsp
Phone
015396 20125
Website
westerndalesbus.co.uk
Bus from Sedbergh, Post Office to Hawes, Market Place
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Western Dales Community Trnsp
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Hawes, Market Place to Bedale, Market Place
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Dales and District
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Kirkby Lonsdale, Market Place to Richmond, Market Place
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Arriva North East

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