There are 4 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Cumbria by train, bus or car

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Train, line 111 bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Penrith, Morrison's (Morrison's Supermarket) to Helton, Village Green (The Green) 111

$46 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carlisle National Express

$28 - $48

2 alternative options

Line 111 bus, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn) 111
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Penrith North Lakes
  4. Take the line 111 bus from Penrith, Morrison's (Morrison's Supermarket) to Helton, Village Green (The Green) 111

$63 - $102

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Cumbria 111 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Cumbria is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Cumbria is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Cumbria is 82 miles. The road distance is 111 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Cumbria without a car is to train and line 111 bus which takes 4 h 4 min and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Greater Manchester to Cumbria, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Cumbria is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Cumbria.

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There are 1851+ hotels available in Cumbria. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Cumbria.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Cumbria, England?

National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Cumbria twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Bus operators
Fellrunner
Phone
01228 226721
Email
secretary.fellrunnerbus@outlook.com
Website
fellrunnerbus.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Morrison's (Morrison's Supermarket) to Helton, Village Green (The Green)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
fellrunnerbus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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