Windermere Fares and Tickets

Listed below are some sample fares for bus services. Visit the Stagecoach website for fares on other Stagecoach services. 

Tickets can be bought from the driver with no need to pre-book.

Fares shown are valid on the direct services listed. If you make the journey using other services with a change of buses, fares are likely to be higher.

Some season tickets can be bought online in advance or by phone, but all tickets are also available from the driver on the bus, in cash.

To/from

Services

Adult

Single

Adult

Return

Child

Single

Child

Return

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ambleside

505, 516, 555, 599

£4.90

£8.50 (C)

£3.60

£6.30

Barrow-in-Furness

6

£5.80

£7.30 (B+)

£4.00

£4.90 (B+)

Bowness-on-Windermere

6, 508, 555, 599, 755

£2.60

£4.50

£1.90

£3.40

Coniston

505

£8.50 (C)

£8.50 (C)

£6.30 (C)

£6.30 (C)

Haverthwaite

6

£4.60

£6.80

£3.30

£4.60

Grasmere

555, 599

£7.40

£8.50 (C)

£5.60

£6.30 (C)

Glenridding

(for Ullswater)

508

£7.00

£11.50 (E)

£5.20

£8.50 (E)

Keswick

555

£10.00

£11.50 (E)

£7.10

£8.10

Kendal

555

£6.70

£7.30

£4.90

£5.80

Morecambe

755

£10.00

£11.50 (E)

£6.50

£8.10

Penrith

508

£7.40

£11.50 (E)

£5.60

£8.40

Notes

(B+)      Buy a Barrow Day Rider Plus

(E)        Buy a One Day North West Explorer

(C)        Buy a Central Lakes Dayrider

 If you are traveling on more than one bus, a Day ticket normally often offer better value for money, whilst if you are travelling on more than one consecutive day, weekly tickets will offer further savings.

Ticket

Valid

Adult

Child

Concession (*)

Family / Group


 

 

 

 

 

Central Lakes dayrider

C

£8.50

£6.30

£6.30

£23(g)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barrow Dayrider Plus

B+

£7.30

£4.90

   v

--

 

 

 

 

 

 

One Day

North West Explorer

EX

£11.50

£8.50

£8.50

£32.70 (g)

Three Day

North West Explorer

EX

£26.00

£19.00

  v

--

Seven Day

North West megarider Gold

EX

£29.00

 v

  v

£63 (f)

Notes

C    Valid for one days travel to stops as far as Bowness (599, 508, 555, 755) Coniston (505); Dungeon Ghyll (516); Grasmere (555/599); Haverthwaite (6) NOT valid to Kendal, Keswick or Patterdale   

B+    Valid on Service 6 to Barrow. Also valid on all Stagecoach services starting in Barrow including Service X6 to Kendal

EX    Valid on Stagecoach buses across Cumbria.  Also buses to Lancaster, Morecambe and Newcastle

(g)     Group Ticket = up to 5 adults/children

(f)     Family Ticket = up to 5 people (maximum 2 adults)

(v)    Buy an Adult ticket

 * For those over 65 who do not hold an English National Concessionary Travel (ENCTS) Pass - or who wish to travel before 9.30am Monday to Friday, when the ENCTS pass is not valid.

If you are linking a rail journey with a bus trip you can purchase a PlusBus added on to rail ticket 

 

Adult

Child

Railcard

Holder

 

 

 

 

One Day

£7.00

£3.50

£4.70

 Valid on full length of service 599 Also valid on all other services between Grasmere (North) and Ambleside (West) Bowness (South)

Plus Bus tickets are NOT sold on bus, they must be purchased in advance at a rail station or online.

For more information visit the PlusBus website

Stagecoach also work with operators offering lake cruises, to offer joint tickets offering all day bus travel plus a trip on a Lake Cruise. 

 

 

 

Adult

Child

Family

Windermere bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

A single boat cruises on the red or yellow routes on Windermere

Plus

Central Lakes

day Ticket

£13.90

£8.50

£34.50 (f)

A single boat cruises on the red or yellow routes on Windermere

Plus

One Day Explorer

£16.00

£11.40

£38.00 (f)

Coniston bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

A boat cruise on either

red or yellow boat routes

plus

Central Lakes day Ticket

£13.90

£8.50

£31.90 (f)

A boat cruise on either

red or yellow boat routes

plus

One Day Explorer

£17.20

£11.40

£34.40 (f)

Coniston  and Brantwood

bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

A boat cruise on either

red or yellow boat routes

Plus entry to Brantwood

plus

Central Lakes

day Ticket

£20.60

£8.50

£43.60 (f)

A boat cruise on either

red or yellow boat routes

Plus entry to Brantwood

plus

One Day Explorer

£24.40

£11.40

£49 (f)

Ullswater bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

Any boat cruise on Ullswater

plus

One Day Explorer

£16

£9

£34 (f4)

Derwentwater bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

Hop on and off Keswick Launch

plus

One Day Explorer

£17.20

£11.40

£34 (f)

Notes

(g)     Group Ticket = up to 5 adults/children

(f)       Family Ticket = up to 5 people (maximum 2 adults)

(f4)     Family Ticket = up to 4 people (maximum 2 adults)

*         For those over 65 who do not hold an English National Concessionary Travel (ENCTS) Pass - or who wish to travel before 0930 Monday to Friday, when the ENCTS pass is not valid.

This information was updated in May 2019, but is subject to alteration at short notice

If you spot any errors, or have suggestions for improvements 

Please contact us at integrated.transport@cumbria.gov.uk so the information can be updated