The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Windermere will cost around £ 129 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 129.
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Trains per day
It's difficult to get from London to Windermere without changing at least 1 times.
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|Trains arrive in:||Windermere|
|Train Companies:||Virgin Trains|
Travellers planning a Lake District break can use rail services from London to Windermere, with one change required en route. There are connections to the Cumbrian resort seven days a week with total journey times to Windermere ranging from just over three hours to a little over four hours. Departures from London begin from very early in the morning, allowing passengers from the capital to be in the Lake District by mid-morning, while evening trains offer the chance to head north after work.
The journey from London to Windermere involves taking Virgin Trains departures from London Euston on the West Coast Main Line and changing at Oxenholme Lake District or Lancaster for onward Northern Rail connections to Windermere. Occasionally the final leg of the journey from Oxenholme to Windermere uses a rail replacement bus service.
The fastest connection from London Euston to Windermere is the early evening departure from the capital which takes three hours and ten minutes to cover the 250-mile trip north-west from the capital to the Lakes. Other journey times on this route vary considerably according to the time of day, ranging from three hours and 12 minutes to four hours and 20 minutes.
On weekdays and Saturdays, there are 17 daily connections to Windermere from London Euston using Virgin Trains and Northern Rail services. Departures begin very early in the morning, continuing with services at least every hour until early evening. The Sunday schedule offers 11 connections, with a later departure time for the first morning service.
Departure train station: Euston Station is located on the northern side of central London, served by its own bus terminus and a Tube station with Underground trains on three lines. The station has supermarkets, sandwich shops, fast food outlets, bakeries, coffee shops, left luggage facilities and taxi ranks.
Arrival train station: Windermere station is located in the centre of the village, about 15 minutes' walk from the lakeside, with Lake District buses stopping close by. The station has an adjacent supermarket and cafe, taxi rank and a bike hire shop.