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There are 4 ways to get from Stirling to Keswick by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick Park Hotel X5 / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Penrith National Express

£14 - £18

2 alternative options

Train, line 104 bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Carlisle
  2. Take the line 104 bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Penrith, Bus Station 104

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Keswick 142.8 miles

£21 - £35

Stirling to Keswick by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Stirling and Keswick is around 4h 3m and covers a distance of around 168 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 4m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Stirling to Keswick service departs from Stirling and arrives in Keswick Park Hotel. Typically 53 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 3m
Fastest journey time:
3h 4m
Journey distance:
168 miles
Services per week:
53
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:49
Last service departs at:
23:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Keswick train, walk and bus schedules

Stirling → Keswick
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Keswick is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Keswick is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 5h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Keswick is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling to Keswick. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Islamic Centre and arriving at Keswick Park Hotel via Glasgow and Penrith, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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The distance between Stirling and Keswick is 110 miles. The road distance is 142.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Keswick without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Stirling to Keswick, including transfers.

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Stirling to Keswick bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stirling to Keswick is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Stirling to Keswick.

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  • Distance: 110.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Keswick, Cumbria, England?

National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Penrith once daily. Tickets cost £7 - £9 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£18 - £160
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £100
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Bus operators
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick Park Hotel
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach North West
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Penrith, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach North West
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 Glasgow to Penrith
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express

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