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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  3 h 36 min

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

$74 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station 888
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle Upon Tyne to York National Express

$21 - $29

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to York

$47 - $139

Train, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Appleby to Leeds
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Micklegate (Central Interchange) 840 / ...

$44 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Penrith to York 96.8 miles

$20 - $30

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 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penrith to York via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station and Newcastle Upon Tyne in around 5 h 45 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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Appleby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Micklegate (Central Interchange)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle Upon Tyne to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Penrith to York?

The distance between Penrith and York is 134 km. The road distance is 155 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Penrith to York?

The cheapest way to get from Penrith to York is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Penrith to York?

The quickest way to get from Penrith to York is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £14 - £22.

Is there a direct train between Penrith and York?

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 36 min.

Is there a direct bus between Penrith and York?

No, there is no direct bus from Penrith to York. However, there are services departing from Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) and arriving at York via Newcastle Upon Tyne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Penrith to York?

It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Penrith to York, including transfers.