There are 5 ways to get from Nottingham to Cumbria by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Tamworth High Level
  2. Take the train from Tamworth to Penrith North Lakes

$140 - $217

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Bus  •  7 h 27 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

$28 - $38

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Train TransPennine Express  •  5 h 40 min

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

$84 - $119

Train Northern Rail  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Skipton
  2. Take the train from Skipton to Langwathby

$66 - $94

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Cumbria 173.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Cumbria is to bus which costs £21 - £29 and takes 7 h 27 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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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Cumbria. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Helton, Village Green (The Green) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Penrith, Morrison's (Morrison's Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 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 5 h 15 min and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Nottingham to Cumbria, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Cumbria bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Cumbria is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £29 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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Nottingham to Cumbria bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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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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There are 1851+ hotels available in Cumbria. Prices start at $100 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: 5 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Cumbria via Tamworth High Level, Tamworth, Penrith North Lakes, and Penrith, Morrison's (Morrison's Supermarket) in around 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Cumbria via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Penrith, and Penrith, Morrison's (Morrison's Supermarket) in around 7 h 27 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $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 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Skipton
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Skipton to Langwathby
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
5 times a day
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

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