There are 5 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

4 alternative options

Bus, line 555 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Workington, Washington Hotel (shops) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) X4 / ...
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Windermere, Firgarth Hotel 555

$12 - $14

Train  •  2 h 45 min

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

$34 - $72

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Workington to Windermere 43.8 miles

$150 - $180

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

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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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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 45 min.

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The nearest airport to Windermere is Carlisle (CAX) Airport which is 39 miles away. Other nearby airports include Leeds Bradford (LBA) (61.8 miles), Newcastle (NCL) (66.3 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (72.4 miles) and Manchester (MAN) (75.1 miles).

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Workington to Windermere train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Carlisle station.

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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 45 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
$20 - $30
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 - $28
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Workington, Washington Hotel (shops) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Windermere, Firgarth Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Workington to Windermere
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180

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