How to get from Carlisle to Penrith

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Travel Information from Carlisle to Penrith

distanceDistance17 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £8 • 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Travel 17 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Carlisle and Penrith. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Carlisle to Penrith.

Travel Tips: Travel from Carlisle to Penrith

Travel to Penrith easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Carlisle to Penrith.

You can travel from Carlisle to Penrith 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Carlisle to Penrith, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Penrith:

A ferry is about £7 less than a coach, which costs on average £7 for this journey.

A ferry is generally £2 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £2 from Carlisle to Penrith.

A ferry journey is usually £8 less than a journey to Penrith by train, which costs on average £8 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Carlisle to Penrith is by train with an average journey time of 13 min.

Other travel options from Carlisle to Penrith can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Penrith by coach can take on average 30 min.

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The distance from Carlisle to Penrith is approximately 17 miles.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Carlisle to Penrith:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Carlisle and arrive in Penrith, Rail Station.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Carlisle to Penrith depart from Carlisle to Penrith.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Carlisle to Penrith, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Penrith. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Carlisle to Penrith tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express to go to Penrith by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find First Transpennine Express Carlisle to Penrith tickets on Omio for £8.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Carlisle to Penrith often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Carlisle and Penrith itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Penrith and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Carlisle and Penrith, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £7 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £2 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £8 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Carlisle to Penrith online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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