There are 3 ways to get from Penrith to Borrowdale by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 78 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  2. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Rosthwaite, Stonethwaite road end (junction with road to Stonethwaite) 77A / ...

$10 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penrith to Borrowdale 24.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Penrith to Borrowdale 24.3 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Borrowdale is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Borrowdale is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 33 min.

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The distance between Penrith and Borrowdale is 19 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Penrith to Borrowdale, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penrith station to Borrowdale. However, there are services departing from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and arriving at Rosthwaite, Stonethwaite road end (junction with road to Stonethwaite) via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Penrith, England and Borrowdale, England?

You can take a bus from Penrith to Borrowdale via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 1 h 51 min.

Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Rosthwaite, Stonethwaite road end (junction with road to Stonethwaite)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith to Borrowdale
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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