Travel from London to Cumbria

Bus or train from London to Cumbria?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Cumbria every 3 hours. Tickets cost $170 - $270 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Cumbria once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

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How to get from London to Cumbria

ModeDurationPrice
From London Euston train to Penrith North Lakes then taxi to Cumbria.3 h 12 min£198
From London Victoria Coach Station bus to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) then line 508 bus to Watermillock, Longthwaite road end (Near Townend Cottage).7 h 47 min£26
From London drive to Cumbria.4 h 57 min£55
From London Paddington train to London Heathrow airport, fly to Manchester airport, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), then line 508 bus to Cumbria.6 h 38 min£157
From Bank DLR Station train to London City airport, fly to Edinburgh airport, tram to Haymarket, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), then line 508 bus to Cumbria.7 h 4 min£117
From London Paddington train to London Heathrow airport, fly to Newcastle airport, train to Newcastle, train to Carlisle, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), then line 508 bus to Cumbria.7 h 12 min£150
From London Paddington train to London Heathrow airport, fly to Edinburgh airport, tram to Haymarket, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), then line 508 bus to Cumbria.7 h 3 min£136
From London Liverpool Street train to Southend airport, fly to Manchester airport, train to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), then line 508 bus to Cumbria.7 h 19 min£184

How long does it take to get from London to Cumbria?

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from London to Cumbria, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between London and Cumbria?

No, there is no direct bus from London to Cumbria. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Watermillock, Longthwaite road end (Near Townend Cottage) via Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 47 min.

Operators from London to Cumbria

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Virgin West Coast Trains0344 556 5650Virgin West Coast Trains
National Express+44 08717 818178National Express
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire0871 200 22 33Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Heathrow ExpressHeathrow Express
British AirwaysBritish Airways
TransPennine Express+44 345 600 1671TransPennine Express
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
FlybeFlybe
Edinburgh Trams0131 475 0177Edinburgh Trams
Nexus Metro0191 203 3199Nexus Metro
Northern RailNorthern Rail
Aer LingusAer Lingus
Greater AngliaGreater Anglia