There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$31 - $57

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Bus via Hexham, Bus Station (Y93963a)  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station (Y93963a) 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) 888

$24 - $30

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Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) 888

$27

Bus via Throckley, Newburn Road - Sainsburys (Opposite Supermarket)  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Throckley, Hexham Road-Hadrian Place (Outside Hadrian Place) to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) 888

$27 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith 66.7 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take a town car from Newcastle Airport to Penrith 66.7 miles

$150 - $220

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith station. However, there are services departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road (Outside Airport) and arriving at Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) via Eldon Square Bus Station and Throckley, Hexham Road-Hadrian Place (Outside Hadrian Place). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) station to Penrith. However, there are services departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Newcastle International Airport) and arriving at Penrith North Lakes via Newcastle and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) and Penrith is 49 miles. The road distance is 66.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith, including transfers.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, depart from Throckley, Hexham Road-Hadrian Place (Outside Hadrian Place) station.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, arrive at Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1).

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith.
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  • Distance: 49.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Newcastle Airport (NCL), England and Penrith, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, Wright Bros Coaches operates a bus from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith every 2 hours. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Throckley, Hexham Road-Hadrian Place (Outside Hadrian Place) to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station (Y93963a)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Ane
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Newcastle Airport to Penrith
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Penrith.

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