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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$49 - $115

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Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Penrith National Express

$20 - $25

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith 122.7 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$91 - $333

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building and arriving at Penrith via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Penrith North Lakes via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Penrith is 106 miles. The road distance is 122.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £35 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £35 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith.
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  • Distance: 106.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Penrith, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith every 3 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. TransPennine Express also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
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 Glasgow to Penrith
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Penrith North Lakes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Penrith.

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easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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