There are 5 ways to get from Darlington to Penrith by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$42 - $104

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Bus, line 572 bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B (Outside 17 Galgate) X75 / ...
  2. Take the line 572 bus from Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A (Outside boundary of Ph & 9 galgate) to Brough, Clock (Market Square) 572
  3. Take the bus from Brough, Clock (Market Square) to Penrith, Booth's Supermarket (opp Morrisons supermarket) 574

$24

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) 888

$34 - $71

Bus, line 888 bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre) to Crook, Market Place (opposite Market Place) X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Crook, Market Place to Alston, Town Head (the Fire Station) 100
  3. Take the line 888 bus from Alston, Hendersons Garage (Tyne Cafe) to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) 888

$27

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Darlington to Penrith 58.4 miles

$12 - $19

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No, there is no direct bus from Darlington to Penrith. However, there are services departing from Darlington, Town Hall and arriving at Penrith, Booth's Supermarket (opp Morrisons supermarket) via Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A (Outside boundary of Ph & 9 galgate) and Brough, Clock (Market Square). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Darlington to Penrith. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Penrith North Lakes via Newcastle and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Darlington and Penrith is 50 miles. The road distance is 58.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Penrith without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Darlington to Penrith, including transfers.

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Darlington to Penrith bus services, operated by Arriva North East, depart from Darlington, Town Hall station.

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Darlington to Penrith train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Penrith is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 572 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Darlington to Penrith bus services, operated by Classic Coaches, arrive at Penrith, Booth's Supermarket (opp Morrisons supermarket) station.

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Darlington to Penrith train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Penrith.
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  • Distance: 49.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Darlington, England and Penrith, England?

You can take a train from Darlington to Penrith via Newcastle and Carlisle in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darlington to Penrith via Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B (Outside 17 Galgate), Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A (Outside boundary of Ph & 9 galgate), and Brough, Clock (Market Square) in around 4 h 30 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Alston, Hendersons Garage (Tyne Cafe) to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand B (Outside 17 Galgate)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre) to Crook, Market Place (opposite Market Place)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Cumbria Classic Coaches
Phone
+44 15396 23254
Email
ali@cumbriaclassiccoaches.co.uk
Website
cumbriaclassiccoaches.co.uk
Bus from Barnard Castle, Galgate - Stand A (Outside boundary of Ph & 9 galgate) to Brough, Clock (Market Square)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
cumbriaclassiccoaches.co.uk
Classic Coaches
Bus from Brough, Clock (Market Square) to Penrith, Booth's Supermarket (opp Morrisons supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10
Weardale Community Transport
Phone
01388 528 777
Email
office@the-wcp.org.uk
Website
weardalecommunitytransport.org.uk
Bus from Crook, Market Place to Alston, Town Head (the Fire Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
weardalecommunitytransport.org.uk
Wct
Bus from Crook, Market Place to Alston, Town Head (the Fire Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Penrith is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Darlington to Penrith.

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