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

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Train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Penrith North Lakes

$65 - $102

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Bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Harrogate to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express
  2. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station 685

$29 - $54

2 alternative options

Line 747 bus, train  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens to Bradford City Centre, Interchange Stand 2 747
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Penrith North Lakes

$47 - $96

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Harrogate to Penrith 87.1 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Harrogate to Penrith is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Harrogate to Penrith is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrogate to Penrith. However, there are services departing from Harrogate and arriving at Penrith North Lakes via Leeds and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Harrogate and Penrith is 68 miles. The road distance is 87.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Penrith without a car is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs £45 - £80.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Harrogate to Penrith, including transfers.

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Harrogate to Penrith train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Penrith is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs £45 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £45 and takes 6h 13m.

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Harrogate to Penrith train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Penrith North Lakes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrogate to Penrith is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Harrogate to Penrith.

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Map of how to get from Harrogate to Penrith.
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  • Distance: 68.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

You can take a train from Harrogate to Penrith via Leeds and Manchester Oxford Road in around 4h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrogate to Penrith via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Clayton St, Eldon Square Bus Station, Carlisle, Bus Station, and Carlisle in around 6h 13m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Preston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
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 Harrogate to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Stagecoach North West

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