There are 4 ways to get from Penrith to Cockermouth by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Cockermouth, Deer Orchard Close (opp no. 14) X5

$12

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Maryport

$45 - $73

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penrith to Cockermouth 31.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Penrith to Cockermouth 31.6 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Cockermouth is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Cockermouth is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £85 - £110.

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The distance between Penrith and Cockermouth is 39 km. The road distance is 51 km.

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The bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Cockermouth, Deer Orchard Close (opp no. 14) takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and arriving at Cockermouth, Deer Orchard Close (opp no. 14). Services depart three times a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Penrith to Cockermouth 3 times a week. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Penrith to Cockermouth via Carlisle and Maryport in around 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
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 Cockermouth, Deer Orchard Close (opp no. 14)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith to Cockermouth
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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