There are 7 ways to get from Penrith to Ilkeston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

£69 - £192

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Bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Penrith to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby National Express

£16 - £22

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Train via Manchester  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham

£68 - £186

Train, bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station

£48 - £155

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Penrith to Ilkeston 168.6 miles

£28 - £45

Train, fly to East Midlands  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA

£73 - £296

Train, fly to Birmingham  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

£106 - £379

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The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Ilkeston is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Ilkeston is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penrith to Ilkeston. However, there are services departing from Penrith and arriving at Ilkeston, Market Place via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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The distance between Penrith and Ilkeston is 132 miles. The road distance is 168.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Ilkeston without a car is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs £65 - £200.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Penrith to Ilkeston, including transfers.

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Penrith to Ilkeston bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Penrith station.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Ilkeston is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs £65 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Penrith to Ilkeston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Map of how to get from Penrith to Ilkeston.
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  • Distance: 131.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

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

You can take a train from Penrith to Ilkeston via Crewe, Derby, Derby, Railway Station, and Derby, Bus Station in around 4h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penrith to Ilkeston via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Derby, and Derby, Bus Station in around 6h 42m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £180
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £700
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £160
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £60
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Single
£27 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6
Website
High Peak
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penrith to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
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National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to Ilkeston is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Penrith to Ilkeston.

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Loganair and Flybe offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 792+ hotels available in Ilkeston. Prices start at £48 per night.

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