Take Your Bike on the Bus

Bike Bus Services

Bus services which carry bikes


Many buses around the Lake District are kitted out to carry bikes. So hopping on the bus is now an easy way to get to the start of your ride. You can also use it as a back up if you are feeling a little out of puff!

Bowness - Ambleside - Grasmere
- Bowness on Windermere
The Lakeland Experience (open-top during fine weather) bus can carry up to four bikes through the heart of the Central Lakes. During high summer, this service will also operate an hourly service to Lakeside, giving you access to the entire eastern shore of Windermere.

525 - Cross Lakes Experience
Hawkshead - Coniston - Grizedale

The Cross Lakes Experience starts in Bowness on Windermere and offers a hop on, hop off service which takes you to Hawkshead for some great on and off-road routes and to Grizedale Forest Park, for family firendly forest trails, the North Face Trail and new downhill black route. It can carry 2 bikes. Bikes are free of charge.