Trains from York to Windermere

York to Windermere train information

York Windermere train map

Train duration 6h21m
Arrival Windermere, England
Departure York, England
Distance 80 Miles

The journey from York, situated in England and Windermere, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

On average, the journey takes around 6h21m by train because of the 80 miles to travel to Windermere from York. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for York to Windermere train tickets

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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from York to Windermere by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

York - Windermere: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets York to Windermere tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £25 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £43 for your trip. Thus, you will save 41% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for York to Windermere trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between York and Windermere by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Windermere to York and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount York - Windermere train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your York Windermere train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from York to Windermere? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

    A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

    B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average fare for a York Windermere ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from York to Windermere (one way journey).

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
York to Windermere train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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