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We know many of you will be looking for information for how lockdown will affect our services. We're working hard to keep our services running for essential journeys, however there may have been some changes to timetables in your area. Please check our latest timetables for more information.

We've put in place measures to allow you to travel safely including limiting available seats on buses and enhanced cleaning. Please avoid busy times, use contactless payment where you can, keep your distance and take your litter with you. You can keep up to date checking our main Coronavirus page.

You must wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you are exempt. Find out more on our travelling safely pages for England, Wales and Scotland.


Enjoy the Lakes from our open top buses

Our very popular open top buses allow you to leave the car behind and let us be your driver for the day. With day tickets from £8.50, see the Lake District in a different way. A fun, refreshing way to see the Lakes, our 599 open top buses  cover the Central Lakes.


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Bowness - Windermere - Ambleside - Grasmere on the  599 

The Lakesider 599 bus runs every 20 minutes from Bowness to Grasmere, connecting with mainline station, Windermere.   We provide free WiFi, USB charging points, spaces for buggies and bikes and audio commentary, so you get even more from your trip. 

View the 599 timetable


New Year 599

See the New Year in differently on the 599

And so the adventure begins, start the New Year right and explore the Lakes with Stagecoach. 

Our popular open top 599 bus runs from Bowness to Grasmere, connecting with mainline Windermere Station. Brave the elements and be rewarded, the unrivalled vantage point from the top deck does not disappoint. 


View the 599 New Year's Day timetable

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