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There are 6 ways to get from Nottingham to Cumbria by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes

$109 - $159

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Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith National Express

$54 - $79

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Langwathby
  2. Take the bus from Langwathby, Rail Station to Penrith, Bus Station 562

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Cumbria 173.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) EMA - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$121 - $336

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$123 - $339

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Cumbria is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Cumbria is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Cumbria is 133 miles. The road distance is 173.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Cumbria without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Nottingham to Cumbria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Cumbria is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs £80 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Cumbria is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Nottingham to Cumbria.

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Flybe offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 1594+ hotels available in Cumbria. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Cumbria.
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  • Distance: 132.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Nottingham, England and Cumbria, England?

You can take a train from Nottingham to Cumbria via Manchester Piccadilly and Penrith North Lakes in around 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Cumbria via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Penrith in around 6 h 23 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
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
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Fellrunner
Phone
01228 226721
Email
secretary.fellrunnerbus@outlook.com
Website
fellrunnerbus.co.uk
Bus from Langwathby, Rail Station to Penrith, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fellrunnerbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Nottingham to East Midlands Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs £3 - £4.

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