Shuttle bus on a narrow road with a lake and steep mountains behind

Buttermere shuttlebus from Cockermouth

Buttermere Shuttle 2024 timetable

We are delighted that this year we have an improved service, with a longer season and additional daily journeys run by Stagecoach.

Summer timetable: Cockermouth to Buttermere 2024

Running every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday from 4 May to 1 September 2024.

Cockermouth to Buttermere

Cockermouth, Main Street07:3508:35 09:30 10:5013:0014:2016:20
Low Lorton 07:5008:5009:4511:0513:1514:3516:35
Buttermere 08:1309:1310:0811:2813:3814:5816:58

Buttermere to Cockermouth

Buttermere 10:1011:3013:4015:3017:0019:24
Low Lorton 10:3011:5014:0015:5017:2019:44
Cockermouth, Main Street10:4512:0514:1516:0517:3519:59

Operated by Stagecoach

The 0735 and 0835 from Cockermouth and the 1924 from Buttermere operate daily  from 23rd March until the end of October 2024


Cockermouth to Buttermere

  • Single - £2
  • Under 5 years old - Free
  • Concessionary pass holder - Free

Stagecoach North West Explorer and Keswick and Honister Day Rider tickets  are valid on this service and through-tickets are available from other Stagecoach services.

Park and ride

Park at Memorial Gardens in Cockermouth, just £5 all day.
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Useful information

  • Catch the bus from Main Street Cockermouth, East bound bus stop - just turn up!
  • Well-behaved dogs are welcome aboard.
  • 23 seater mini-bus with easy access and space for one wheelchair.
  • Drop off and pick up in between marked bus stops where safe to do, let the driver know.

Connecting bus services: Cockermouth & Buttermere

A wooden rowing boat on a lake shore

Guide to Buttermere, Crummock Water, Loweswater and Bassenthwaite

Our guide to the Northern Lakes has details of the villages, places to eat, accommodation and great walks along lake shores and to Rannerdale Bluebells!

View down a valley with Buttermere lake

Be Lake District Kind

The Buttermere valley is a very special place. Thank you for using this bus to help keep it special. Please visit kindly and follow the Countryside Code.