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Manchester to Windermere by train

  • First train
    04:54
  • Last train
    23:50
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 25m
  • Distance
    110 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 4m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Manchester to Windermere by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Windermere take around 1 hour and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 110 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Windermere.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Windermere?

Journeys between Manchester and Windermere usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Manchester to Windermere every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Windermere?

The Manchester to Windermere train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Manchester to Windermere train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Windermere is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:57 and the last train is around 23:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:54, and the last at 22:46.

When to book Manchester to Windermere train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Windermere by train.

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Windermere?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Windermere, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Windermere to Manchester by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.