Windermere PlusBus (for Ambleside & Grasmere)

A Windermere PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited bus travel on Stagecoach bus services, around Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere as defined by the travel maps (below). This include travel on the open-top service 599.

Interchange stations

Windermere (Station Precinct).

Day prices:

Adult: £7.00

Child: £3.50

Railcard holder: £4.70

Buy online from:

Northern Railway or any rail ticket retailing website.

Travel maps:

Click on the images (below) to see the area in which you can travel with a PlusBus ticket.

Interactive Street map

Shows roads, bus stops & bus routes

Zone diagram (PDF)

Shows main destinations.

Participating operators:


Click on the operator name to view route maps and timetables.

To plan local journeys:

Local attractions:

Ambleside Museum
Bridge House (Ambleside)
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House (Ambleside)
Lake Windermere, boat excursions
Rydal Mount & Gardens
The World of Beatrix Potter
Wordsworth Museum & Dove Cottage (Grassmere)

Stagecoach routes 555 and 599 (summer open-top bus) are frequent services from Windermere rail station to Troutbeck Bridge, Brockhole Visitor Centre, Ambleside and Grasmere.

Destination code: