There are 4 ways to get from Penrith to Cockermouth by bus, 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

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Bus Wright Bros Coaches  •  1 h 48 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 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Cockermouth, Main Street Monument (Monument in town centre) X9 / ...

$12 - $16

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 costs £85 - £110 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) station 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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The distance between Penrith and Cockermouth is 24 miles. The road distance is 31.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Cockermouth without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £10.

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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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Penrith to Cockermouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance).

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Penrith to Cockermouth bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Cockermouth, Deer Orchard Close (opp no. 14) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to Cockermouth is 32 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Penrith to Cockermouth.

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There are 843+ hotels available in Cockermouth. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Penrith to Cockermouth.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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.

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
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
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Cockermouth, Main Street Monument (Monument in town centre)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
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 Keswick to Cockermouth
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.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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