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

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station X5
  2. Take a taxi from Keswick, Bus Station to Wasdale Head

$135 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi via Braithwaite, Croft Terrace  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Braithwaite, Croft Terrace X5
  2. Take a taxi from Braithwaite, Croft Terrace to Wasdale Head

$125 - $156

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 44 min and costs £100 - £130.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 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 1550+ hotels available in Wasdale Head. Prices start at $91 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 44 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 then take the taxi to Wasdale Head. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Braithwaite, Croft Terrace then take the taxi to Wasdale Head.

Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Braithwaite, Croft Terrace
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Keswick, Bus Station to Wasdale Head
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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