Explore Langdale by bus


Explore Langdale by bus. With its waterfalls and tarns, overlooked by the dramatic Langdale Pikes, Great Langdale is a popular place to visit. This page gives you some tips on visiting by shuttlebus.

Exploring by bus

Bus number 516 runs between Ambleside and Dungeon Ghyll at the head of Great Langdale every day of the week. By travelling by bus, you have no worries about parking, it gives you the freedom to start and finish your walk at different places and you can sit back and enjoy the spectacular views. You are also helping this special place by reducing traffic and carbon emissions.

Explore Langdale including full Bus Timetable (PDF download)

Service 516, Daily until 5th November 2023

Operated by Stagecoach

Kendal, bus station----11501350----
Windermere, Rail Station----12121412----
Ambleside, Kelsick Road092510301230143016301830
Skelwith Bridge093510401240144016401840
Elterwater, Britannia Inn094210471247144716471847
Old Dungeon Ghyll095611011301150117011901
Old Dungeon Ghyll095711101310151017101910
Elterwater, Britannia Inn101111241324152417241924
Skelwith Bridge101811311331153117311931
Ambleside, Kelsick Road102811411341154017411941
Windermere, Rail Station--1205--1605----
Kendal, Bus Station--1222--1622----

Links for connecting services

From Ambleside Bus Station there are direct buses linking you to Keswick, Grasmere, Coniston, Windermere, Bowness, Kendal and Lancaster.

For more details and timetables visit www.traveline.info or www.stagecoachbus.com

Langdale By Bike

Follow the off road Langdale Trail from Ambleside to New Dungeon Ghyll. Bike hire is available at Ambleside and Stickle Ghyll.

Langdale on Foot

There are lots of beautiful walks, why not catch the bus one way and walk back?

For easy access trails check out our Miles without Stiles routes.

For more route suggestions visit the National Trust website .