There are 2 ways to get from Penrith to Wasdale Head by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Wasdale Head

$137 - $167

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Penrith to Wasdale Head 61.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Wasdale Head is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Wasdale Head is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Penrith and Wasdale Head is 24 miles. The road distance is 61.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Penrith to Wasdale Head without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £100 - £130.

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Penrith to Wasdale Head, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to Wasdale Head is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Penrith to Wasdale Head.

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There are 1813+ hotels available in Wasdale Head. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Penrith to Wasdale Head.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

What companies run services between Penrith, England and Wasdale Head, England?

There is no direct connection from Penrith to Wasdale Head. However, you can take the bus to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) then take the taxi to Wasdale Head. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Wasdale Head.

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
Other operators
Taxi from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Wasdale Head
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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