The Lakes Hills

Lake District Bus & Boat Tickets


For a perfectly relaxing journey, board one of the many famous steamers or launches on four of the area’s most outstanding Lakes. 

Stagecoach has combined bus and boat tickets which are available for Coniston, Derwent Water, Ullswater and Windermere.

Tickets are for a day's unlimited bus travel and a boat ride. Even if you are out of the area, you can buy your ticket from the bus driver across Carlisle, Lancaster and West Cumbria. Tickets include travel into the Lakes onto connecting buses.



Bus & boat ticket prices

Each ticket offers unlimited bus travel for one day in the specified zone, plus a boat ride.


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  Adult  Child Family 

Coniston Bus & Boat

Central Lakes zone 

A boat cruise on either the red or yellow boat routes.

 £13.90 £8.50  £31.90 

Coniston Bus & Boat plus Brantwood

Central Lakes zone as above plus entry to Brantwood.

£20.60  £8.50  £43.60 

Derwentwater Bus & Boat

Keswick & Honister zone

Hop on and off any boat ride, except rowing boats or self-drive motorboats.

 £13.90 £8.50  £31.50 

Ullswater Bus & Boat

Explorer zone

Any boat cruise on Ullswater.
 £16.00 £9.00  £34.00 

Windermere bus & boat

Central Lakes zone

Any single boat cruise on the red or yellow routes on Windermere.





Explorer tickets are also available for travel on all buses across the Lake District.

Ullswater family bus & boat: 4 people - max 2 adults
All other family bus & boat: 5 people - max 2 adults


Download The Lakes by Bus brochure