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There are 5 ways to get from Penrith to York by train, bus or car

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Train TransPennine Express  •  3 h 26 min

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

$70 - $97

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station 888
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to York National Express

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to York

$58 - $114

Train via Leeds  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Leeds

$85 - $130

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Penrith to York 96.8 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Penrith to York is to bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penrith to York is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penrith station to York. However, there are services departing from Penrith, Bus Station and arriving at York via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Penrith to York. However, there are services departing from Penrith North Lakes and arriving at York via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Penrith and York is 84 miles. The road distance is 96.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Penrith to York without a car is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Penrith to York, including transfers.

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Penrith to York bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, arrive at Penrith, Bus Station.

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Penrith to York train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Penrith North Lakes station.

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The best way to get from Penrith to York is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs £50 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Penrith to York.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Penrith to York via Manchester Piccadilly in around 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penrith to York via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station and Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard in around 5 h 55 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 Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Preston
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Preston
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Penrith to York train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Penrith to York is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Penrith to York.

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