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There are 5 ways to get from Inverness to Cumbria by train, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$106 - $215

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Cumbria 281.7 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Inverness to Manchester, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$145 - $346

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$151 - $294

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Newcastle (NCL) ABZ - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$206 - $457

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Cumbria is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Cumbria is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Cumbria is 208 miles. The road distance is 281.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Cumbria without a car is to train which takes 5 h 45 min and costs £80 - £170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Inverness to Cumbria, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Cumbria is 282 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Inverness to Cumbria.

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Loganair offers flights from Inverness Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1878+ hotels available in Cumbria. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Inverness Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs £3 - £5.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Cumbria.
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  • Distance: 208.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Cumbria, England?

You can take a train from Inverness to Cumbria via Haymarket and Penrith North Lakes in around 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110

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