There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Penrith by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 22 min

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

$45 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Penrith National Express

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Train via Carlisle  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle

$71 - $119

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Penrith 116.4 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Penrith is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Penrith is to train which costs £35 - £85 and takes 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 train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow and arriving at Penrith. Services depart three times a day, 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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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 - $120 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 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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