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

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Bus, line 78 bus  •  1 h 33 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 Ashness, Calfclose Bay (Great Wood car park.) 78

$10

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Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penrith to Derwentwater 21.2 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Penrith to Derwentwater 21.2 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Derwentwater is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Derwentwater is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penrith station to Derwentwater. However, there are services departing from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and arriving at Ashness, Calfclose Bay (Great Wood car park.) via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Penrith and Derwentwater is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Derwentwater without a car is to bus and line 78 bus which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Penrith to Derwentwater, including transfers.

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Penrith to Derwentwater bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, arrive at Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance).

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Penrith to Derwentwater bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Ashness, Calfclose Bay (Great Wood car park.) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to Derwentwater is 21 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Penrith to Derwentwater.

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There are 1435+ hotels available in Derwentwater. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Penrith to Derwentwater.
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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from Penrith to Derwentwater via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 1 h 33 min.

Bus operators
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
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
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Ashness, Calfclose Bay (Great Wood car park.)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith to Derwentwater
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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