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There are 5 ways to get from Widnes to Frizington by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Carlisle

  1. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Whitehaven

Cheapest option

Train

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Barrow-in-Furness
  2. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Whitehaven

3 alternative options

Line 61 bus, train

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Widnes, Doctors Pub to Knowsley, Poplar Bank
  2. Take the train from Huyton to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Whitehaven

Train, bus, line 30 bus

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Maryport, Trinity Baptist church
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Maryport, Trinity Baptist church to Frizington, The Griffin

Drive

  1. Drive from Widnes to Frizington

Widnes to Frizington by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Widnes and Frizington is around 5h 37m and covers a distance of around 171 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 47m. Operated by Northern Rail, East Midlands Railways, Avanti West Coast and others, the Widnes to Frizington service departs from Widnes and arrives in Frizington, The Griffin. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 14m
Layover time:
2h 22m
Total time:
5h 37m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 47m
Journey distance:
171 miles
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
£60
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:44
Last service departs at:
20:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Widnes to Frizington train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Saturday, October 16, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Widnes to Frizington is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Widnes to Frizington is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 26m.

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The distance between Widnes and Frizington is 88 miles. The road distance is 132.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Widnes to Frizington without a car is to train via Carlisle which takes 5h 36m and costs £60 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Widnes to Frizington, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Widnes to Frizington is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Widnes to Frizington.

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Map of how to get from Widnes to Frizington.
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  • Distance: 87.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Widnes, England and Frizington, England?

You can take a train from Widnes to Frizington via Warrington Central, Warrington Bank Quay, Carlisle, Whitehaven, and Whitehaven, Duke Street in around 5h 36m.

Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Wigan North Western to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Whitehaven
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Huyton to Preston
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
Train from Preston to Whitehaven
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Wigan North Western to Barrow-in-Furness
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Whitehaven
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £27
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Barrow-in-Furness
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£15 - £45
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £45
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£15 - £21
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £55
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Widnes, Doctors Pub to Knowsley, Poplar Bank
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Arriva North West
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Maryport, Trinity Baptist church
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maryport, Trinity Baptist church to Frizington, The Griffin
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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