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Travel to Coniston by road

There are three main road routes into Coniston, depending on where you are travelling from. The A593 is the easiest route from Ambleside and further north, the B5285 from the east, and the A590/A5092/A593 from the south.

You can easily plan your journey using the AA Route Planner.

Check live updates on traffic delays at theaa.com/traffic-news/Coniston.

Travel to Coniston by train

Getting to Coniston by train is certainly possible: the nearest station is Windermere, just under 12 miles away. Windermere is served by direct trains from Manchester, while nearby stations Carlisle, Penrith and Oxenholme can be via London and Glasgow.

For more information on trains – including times and prices – visit nationalrail.co.uk.

Travel to Coniston by plane

The nearest airports to Coniston are Manchester to the south (around a two-hour drive), and Glasgow to the north (around a three-hour drive). Both offer international and domestic flights to and from a whole host of destinations, with car hire available from both airports.

For more information, times and prices, visit manchesterairport.co.uk/glasgowairport.com.

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