There are 5 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Maryport

$58 - $79

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Bus Arriva Northumbria  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 685
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Cockermouth, Main Street (Monument) 600

$21 - $29

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Train, bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Cockermouth, Main Street (Monument) 600

$32 - $41

Bus Wright Bros Coaches  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888

$33

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth 86.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne station to Cockermouth. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) and arriving at Cockermouth, Main Street (Monument) via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Cockermouth is 73 miles. The road distance is 86.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth without a car is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station).

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Cockermouth, Main Street (Monument) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth.

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  • Distance: 73.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Cockermouth, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth via Carlisle and Maryport in around 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth via Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) in around 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Cockermouth, Main Street (Monument)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk

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