There are 4 ways to get from Penrith to Windermere by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere

$18 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus, line 555 bus  •  1 h 49 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 555 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Windermere, Firgarth Hotel 555

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Penrith to Windermere 27.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Penrith to Windermere 27.2 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Penrith to Windermere is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to Windermere is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 36 min.

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The distance between Penrith and Windermere is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Penrith to Windermere, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penrith station to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) and arriving at Windermere, Firgarth Hotel via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Penrith to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Penrith North Lakes and arriving at Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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

You can take a train from Penrith to Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District in around 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penrith to Windermere via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
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
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Windermere, Firgarth Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Penrith to Windermere
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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