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Journey Details

Best price £ 6.36
Journey duration 30 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 13:15
Last departure 13:15
Distance 17.4 mi

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How much does it cost to get from Penrith to Carlisle by bus?

On average, a bus ticket from Penrith to Carlisle will cost you £ 8.90. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 6.36. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Stations of departure


Destination stations

Carlisle, Bus Stn, Lonsdale St

CO2 emissions for this route

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National Express
Duration: 30 min
Penrith - Carlisle, Bus Stn, Lonsdale St
13:15 - 13:45
£ 9.28

How much time will it take to go from Penrith to Carlisle by bus?

The distance between Penrith to Carlisle is approximately 18 mi. In general, it will take you about 30 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly.

When do departures from Penrith to Carlisle leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Penrith to Carlisle leaving at 13:15. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 13:15.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do journeys run from Penrith to Carlisle?

The route from Penrith to Carlisle is served by providers including National Express. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 1 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Penrith 1 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Penrith to Carlisle, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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