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There are 4 ways to get from Workington to Windermere by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Workington to Windermere National Express

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Workington to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$36 - $73

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Workington to Windermere 43.8 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Workington to Windermere 43.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Workington to Windermere is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Workington to Windermere is to taxi which costs £110 - £150 and takes 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Workington and arriving at Windermere. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Workington to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Workington and arriving at Windermere via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Workington and Windermere is 32 miles. The road distance is 43.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Workington to Windermere without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £6 - £9.

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The bus from Workington to Windermere takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Workington to Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Workington station.

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The best way to get from Workington to Windermere is to bus which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £27 - £60 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Workington to Windermere.
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Workington to Windermere once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Workington to Windermere via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District in around 2 h 46 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
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 Workington to Windermere
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Workington to Windermere
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190

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Workington to Windermere bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Windermere station.

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Workington to Windermere train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Workington to Windermere is 44 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Workington to Windermere.

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There are 1445+ hotels available in Windermere. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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