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 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) 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 / ...

$11

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

No, there is no direct bus from Penrith station to Borrowdale. However, there are services departing from Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) 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 54 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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The best way to get from Penrith to Borrowdale without a car is to bus and line 78 bus which takes 1 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Penrith to Borrowdale, including transfers.

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

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Penrith to Borrowdale bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Rosthwaite, Stonethwaite road end (junction with road to Stonethwaite) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to Borrowdale is 24 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Penrith to Borrowdale.

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There are 1976+ hotels available in Borrowdale. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Penrith to Borrowdale.
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  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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 54 min.

Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
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
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
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
Website
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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