Ambleside is within the Cumbria County council area, a sample local postcode is LA22 9BG. It is within the Lake District National Park. Shown below is information about bus, express coach and rail transport (plus a few other local facilities) around Ambleside.





bus stops


Bus and coach Services

 Bus and coach Services
There are 18 local bus services from Ambleside, listed here.

A list of destinations is shown further down this page. Click here for a list of the local transport providers. For more comprehensive information about the local transport facilities (including a listing of bus stops) click here.
Click here to book Megabus services from Ambleside.

Train Services

  Train Services
To get to the nearest train station (Windermere), look for bold names in the 'Destinations by local bus' list below.

Click here for train bookings and services from the nearest station to Ambleside.


A map of Ambleside can be found here. To buy local maps of Ambleside click here. You can also obtain an Ordnance Survey map centered on Ambleside.


Various accommodation is available local to Ambleside such as Premier Inn and Travelodge. Also holiday cottages are available.
For more accommodation options, click here.

Other local services

Other local services
Advice about attractions and hotels near Ambleside from Trip Advisor is available here, taxis can be booked here. Books about Ambleside are available here.

Google Earth

Map of Bus services from Ambleside

Destinations by direct local bus from Ambleside.
Destinations shown in bold offer access to express coach or train services.
Click on any place name below to get details of the local bus service from Ambleside:

   Bowness on Windermere
   Kendal, Bus Station
   Windermere, Bus Station
   Dungeon Ghyll
   High Wray
   Kendal, Holgarth
   Coniston, John Ruskin School
   Low Wray
   Plantation Bridge
   Troutbeck Bridge
   Ambleside, Waterhead
   Coniston, Waterhead

Transport facilities

 Place nameDescriptionNumber of services
 Ambleside, Scandale Bridge  Scandale Bridge, bridge opposite Cottages, A591 
 Ambleside, Lake Road car park  Hayes Garden Centre, car park near Hayes garden centre, Lake Road 
 Ambleside, Borrans Road  Riverside Lodge, Borrans Road 
 Ambleside, Rydal Road Bowling Green  Bowling Green, Rothay Road 
 Ambleside, Kelsick Road   bus interchange, opposite library, Kelsick Road 
 Ambleside, Rydal Road Health Centre  Health Centre, bus shelter, Rydal Road 
 Ambleside, Lake Road  Loughrigg Avenue, no. 45-47, Lake Road 
 Ambleside, The White Lion Inn  Salutation Hotel, Lake Road 
 Ambleside, White Moss Common  White Moss Common, Car Park, A591 
 Ambleside, Climbing Wall  Climbing Wall, opposite Climbing Wall, Lake Road 
 Ambleside, Car Park  Car Park, Near number 4 (Harmony House Fell Walkers), King Street 
 Ambleside, Vicarage Road  Vicarage Road, Ambleside Baptist Church, Compston Road 

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