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Getting from London to Penrith by train

Journey from the bustling heart of London to the serene landscapes of Penrith in the Lake District.

This scenic route covers approximately 280 miles and takes around three hours on our fastest services. This makes it a perfect escape to the countryside. Prices for Advance Tickets can be purchased for as little as £39.

Find the cheapest train tickets from London to Penrith

Stretch your travel budget further with our range of affordable tickets. We provide great deals for Seniors, Groups, and Railcard holders. Use our Best Fare Finder to snag the lowest prices for travel during Peak, Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak times.

For those heading off on a short break, check out our 2for1 offers on attractions and events to make your visit to Penrith even more memorable. Regular travellers and commuters can take advantage of our Club Avanti reward scheme.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

Your journey from London to Penrith will be one of comfort. Relax in our spacious reclining seats as you travel the 280 miles.

Stay online with our fast, reliable WiFi and keep your devices charged with our onboard power sockets. We also offer a variety of snacks, drinks, and refreshments to keep you refreshed throughout your journey.

Making last-minute plans? Our Live Train Status updates are there to help you book a ticket for the next available train, even right before you board.

Travelling from London?

London, the UK's dynamic capital, is a city of endless possibilities. It’s home to historic landmarks like the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. There are also the vibrant scenes of Camden and Brixton to discover as well.

London Euston Station, your departure point, is centrally located. It enjoys easy access to both the Underground and buses and offers plenty of shops and kiosks for a comfortable journey.

Travelling to Penrith?

Penrith is a charming gateway into the Lake District. It offers picturesque settings and historical sites. Visit the ruins of Penrith Castle, stroll through the quaint streets, or venture further into the Lake District for natural beauty.

Penrith Station is conveniently situated. Its central location makes it easy to access the town centre and nearby attractions as soon as you arrive.

First Class service

Upgrade to First Class and travel in style from London to Penrith.

Enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks, a wider seat, and extra legroom to stretch out during the journey. You’ll even have your own table and power socket for your convenience.

Plus, relax in the First Class Lounge at Euston before your departure. Experience these premium comforts for less than you might expect.

Explore everything you need to know about our First Class services here.

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