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There are 4 ways to get from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 570 bus

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take the line 570 bus from Kendal, Bus Station to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel

Bus, line 570 bus

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Booth's Supermarket to Kendal, Victoria Bridge
  2. Take the line 570 bus from Kendal, Bus Station to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel

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  1. Drive from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel

Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel by train and bus

The journey time between Penrith and Shap, The Greyhound Hotel is around 8h 42m and covers a distance of around 55 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 15m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 42m. Operated by TransPennine Express Service, Avanti West Coast, Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire and others, the Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel service departs from Penrith North Lakes and arrives in Shap, The Greyhound Hotel. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 27m
Layover time:
7h 15m
Total time:
8h 42m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 42m
Journey distance:
55 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:01
Last service departs at:
07:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel train and bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shap, The Greyhound Hotel is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Shap, The Greyhound Hotel is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel. However, there are services departing from Penrith, Booth's Supermarket and arriving at Shap, The Greyhound Hotel via Kendal, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Penrith and Shap, The Greyhound Hotel is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel without a car is to train and line 570 bus which takes 3h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel, including transfers.

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Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Penrith, Booth's Supermarket station.

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Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel bus services, operated by Cumbria Classic Coaches, arrive at Shap, The Greyhound Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel is 14 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel.

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  • Distance: 10.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Penrith, England and Shap, The Greyhound Hotel, England?

You can take a bus from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel via Kendal, Victoria Bridge and Kendal, Bus Station in around 3h 54m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £23
Bus operators
Cumbria Classic Coaches
Phone
+44 15396 23254
Email
ali@cumbriaclassiccoaches.co.uk
Website
cumbriaclassiccoaches.co.uk
Bus from Kendal, Bus Station to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Cumbria Classic Coaches
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Booth's Supermarket to Kendal, Victoria Bridge
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith to Shap, The Greyhound Hotel
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
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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