There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Penrith by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

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

$45 - $110

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Penrith National Express

$12 - $17

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Penrith 116.4 miles

$25 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow and arriving at Penrith. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Penrith North Lakes. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Penrith is 102 miles. The road distance is 116.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Penrith without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs .

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The train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Penrith bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow 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 to Penrith is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Glasgow to Penrith bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Penrith.
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  • Distance: 102.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Penrith, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow 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 to Penrith twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

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
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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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Penrith is 116 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Glasgow to Penrith.

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