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Getting from Carlisle to Penrith by train

If you’re looking to extend your travels in Cumbira, getting a train from Carlisle to Penrith is simple. With some of the most genuine idyllic countryside you’ll find in England, this short journey is nothing short of spectacular.

The trip from Carlisle to Penrith takes just 14 minutes. Some trains may have additional stops, but this tends to be the average. Tickets will cost you £4.00 for a single.

Find the cheapest train tickets from Carlisle to Carlisle

Although this is a short journey, those who make this trip frequently will want to know the best way to save money. That’s why for regular travellers or commuters, we have a range of season tickets, benefits and reward schemes that can help you save money or even upgrade to First Class.

We offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to railcard holders, senior and group travellers. Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak hours, we will help you to find a ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.

If you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2for1 offers to attractions and events so you can find a deal to make your visit really special.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

It might not be the longest journey (just 17 miles), but it will be a memorable one. If you’re not looking out the window, you can answer your emails or scroll through the news with our fast, reliable Wi-Fi. There’s also onboard power sockets if you need to give your phone a quick charge.

Book advance tickets to get the cheapest price with a departure time that’s ideal for you. Or, if you’re making a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker to easily book a ticket for the next train. Whether it’s a long journey or short one, we aim to make this as convenient as possible for you.

Travelling from Carlisle?

Right on the England-Scotland border, Carlisle blends historical significance with a vibrant contemporary atmosphere. Some interesting sites in the city include Hadrian's Wall and Carlisle Castle. Carlisle also serves as a base for those looking to visit the nearby Lake District.

With its essential amenities, including multiple cafes and coffee shops, the station ensures a comfortable and convenient place to embark from. Even if you’ll only be on the train for a quarter of an hour.

Travelling to Penrith?

In the heart of the Lake District, Penrith is a town that offers both natural beauty and historical charm. Aside from the surrounding scenery and best-in-country hiking routes, the town also has Penrith Castle, the exquisite St. Andrew's Church, and the Penrith Beacon.

The best times to visit are spring and early autumn for pleasant weather and fewer crowds in the hills.

Travellers arriving in Penrith can choose from taxis, buses, or simply walking to get to Penrith and the surrounding parks west of the town. The station provides ticketing services, waiting areas and toilets.

Overall, Penrith is a pretty little market town with gorgeous surroundings. It also happens to be the supreme location for Cumberland sausages. Just another from a long list of reasons why this wonderful place is worth visiting.

First Class service

Complimentary snacks and drinks, a wider seat, a guaranteed table and socket and more leg-stretching room – these are the benefits of upgrading to First Class with Avanti West Coast. All this can be yours for much less than you might think. Find out everything about First Class tickets here.

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