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

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Train Northern Rail  •  3 h 49 min

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

$58 - $108

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Bus  •  5 h 53 min

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

$32 - $36

3 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  3 h 56 min

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

$69 - $99

Train, bus  •  4 h 42 min

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

$40 - $93

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from York to Penrith 97.1 miles

$20 - $30

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Penrith station. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from York to Penrith. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Penrith North Lakes via Lancaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between York and Penrith is 84 miles. The road distance is 97.1 miles.

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The best way to get from York to Penrith without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from York to Penrith, including transfers.

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York to Penrith bus services, operated by National Express, depart from York station.

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York to Penrith train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from York station.

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The best way to get from York to Penrith is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 53 min.

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York to Penrith bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, arrive at Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1).

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York to Penrith train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Penrith North Lakes station.

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Map of how to get from York to Penrith.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from York to Penrith via Lancaster in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Penrith via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station in around 5 h 53 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from York to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 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
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Penrith, Bus Station (P) (Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21
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 York to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between York to Penrith is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from York to Penrith.

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