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There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to Cumbria by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Penrith North Lakes

$133 - $203

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith National Express

$47 - $66

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Cumbria 184 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Cumbria is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Cumbria is to train which costs £100 - £160 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Cumbria is 151 miles. The road distance is 184 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Cumbria without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £100 - £160.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Birmingham to Cumbria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Cumbria is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £100 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Cumbria is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Birmingham to Cumbria.

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There are 1608+ hotels available in Cumbria. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Cumbria.
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  • Distance: 151.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Cumbria, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Birmingham to Cumbria 4 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Cumbria once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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