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 or using contactless payments.

To/from

Services

Adult

Single

Adult

Return

Child

Single

Child

Return

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ambleside

505, 516, 555, 599

£5.60

£9.40 

£4.00

£6.50

Barrow-in-Furness

6

£6.60

£8.10 

Barrow Dayrider Plus

£4.50

£5.50

Barrow Dayrider Plus

Bowness-on-Windermere

6, 508, 555, 599, 755

£3.00

£5.20

£2.20

£3.70

Coniston

505

£9.50

Central Lakes DayRider

£9.50

Central Lakes DayRider

£7.00

Central Lakes DayRider

£7.00

Central Lakes DayRider

Haverthwaite

6

£5.30

£7.80

£3.70

£5.00

Grasmere

555, 599

£8.10

£9.00 (C)

£6.00

£6.70 (C)

Glenridding (for Ullswater)

Summer only

508

Summer only

Summer only

Summer only

Summer only

Keswick

555

£11.30

£12.40

£7.70

£8.70

Kendal

555

£7.70

£8.10

£5.40

£6.30

Morecambe

755

£11.30

£12.40

£7.30

£8.70

Penrith

(Summer only)

508

Summer only

Summer only


Summer only

Summer only


Notes

Summer = Easter to late October

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

Adult

Child

(under 16)

Concession

(over 65)

Group

 

 

 

 

Central Lakes DayRider

£9.50

£7.00

£7.00

£25.00

 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 

Barrow Dayrider Plus

£8.10

£5.50

(under 19)

£8.10

(Adult)

£16.20

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

One Day

North West Explorer

£12.50

£9.50

£9.50

£35.00

Three Day

North West Explorer

£29.50

£21.00

  £21.00

£69.00

(7 Day)

Seven Day North West Megarider Gold

£32.00

£32.00

(Adult)

   £32.00

(Adult)

£69.00

Valid on Stagecoach buses across Cumbria.  

Also buses to Lancaster, Morecambe and Newcastle

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Concession : 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

Group

(Up to 5 - maximum of 2 Adults)

Windermere bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

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

Plus

Central Lakes

day Ticket

£14.00

£9.50

£38.00

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

Plus

One Day Explorer

£17.50

£12.50

£42.00

Coniston bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

A boat cruise on either

red or yellow boat routes

plus

Central Lakes day Ticket

£14.50

£8.80

£33.10

A boat cruise on either

red or yellow boat routes

plus

One Day Explorer

£17.80

£11.90

£35.60

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

£21.10

£8.80

£45.10

A boat cruise on either

red or yellow boat routes

Plus entry to Brantwood

plus

One Day Explorer

£25.30

£11.90

£50.80

Ullswater bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

Any boat cruise on Ullswater

plus

One Day Explorer

£17.50

£12.00

£37.80

(group of 4 - maximum 2 adults)

Derwentwater bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

Hop on and off Keswick Launch

plus

One Day Explorer

£17.90

£11.90

£35.40


correct October 2022

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