There are 4 ways to get from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Appleby

$64 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus, line 561 bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Kendal National Express
  2. Take the line 561 bus from Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre) to Appleby-in-Westmorland, Moot Hall (Moot Hall on Market Square) 561

$21 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Skipton, Fire Station (N/A) X43
  2. Take the train from Skipton to Appleby

$36 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland 98.5 miles

$21 - $35

What companies run services between Manchester, England and Appleby-in-Westmorland, England?

You can take a train from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland via Carlisle in around 3 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland via Kendal and Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre) in around 4 h 52 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Appleby
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Skipton to Appleby
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Skipton, Fire Station (N/A)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Robinsons Coaches
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre) to Appleby-in-Westmorland, Moot Hall (Moot Hall on Market Square)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
traveline.info

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland?

The distance between Manchester and Appleby-in-Westmorland is 123 km. The road distance is 158 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland?

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland is to bus and line 561 bus which costs £15 - £18 and takes 4 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland?

The quickest way to get from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland is to drive which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £14 - £22.

Is there a direct train between Manchester and Appleby-in-Westmorland?

No, there is no direct train from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Appleby via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

Is there a direct bus between Manchester and Appleby-in-Westmorland?

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland. However, there are services departing from Manchester and arriving at Appleby-in-Westmorland, Moot Hall (Moot Hall on Market Square) via Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland?

It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Manchester to Appleby-in-Westmorland, including transfers.