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

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Bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station 888 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Buttermere, The Fish Hotel 77A / ...

£9 - £15

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penrith to Buttermere 27.2 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Penrith to Buttermere 27.2 miles

£4 - £7

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The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Buttermere is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Buttermere is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penrith station to Buttermere. However, there are services departing from Penrith, Rail Station and arriving at Buttermere, The Fish Hotel via Keswick, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Penrith and Buttermere is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Buttermere without a car is to bus which takes 2h 18m and costs £9 - £16.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Penrith to Buttermere, including transfers.

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Penrith to Buttermere bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, depart from Penrith, Rail Station.

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Penrith to Buttermere bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Buttermere, The Fish Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to Buttermere is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Penrith to Buttermere.

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There are 1509+ hotels available in Buttermere. Prices start at £55 per night.

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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Penrith, England and Buttermere, Cumbria, England?

You can take a bus from Penrith to Buttermere via Keswick, Bus Station in around 2h 18m.

Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1434 381200
Email
info@wrightbros.co.uk
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Wright Bros Coaches
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Buttermere, The Fish Hotel
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith to Buttermere
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Station Taxis Penrith
Phone
+44 1768 211 004
Website
stationtaxispenrith.co.uk
Penrith Taxis
Phone
+44 1768 899 298
Website
penrithtaxis.com
Abbey Taxis of Penrith
Phone
+44 7789 023 023
Website
abbeytaxisofpenrith.co.uk
A1 Acclaim Taxis
Phone
+44 1768 866 842
Website
a1acclaimtaxispenrith.co.uk

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