Penrith Train Station

Penrith Train Station serves the historic Cumbrian town of Penrith. It is also the closest train station to Ullswater and nearby settlements such as Pooley Bridge, Glenridding, and Howtown.

The station is on the West Coast Main Line, the railway linking London to Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.

Destinations in North West England that can be reached directly from Penrith Train Station include Crewe, Lancaster, Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Oxenholme Lake District, Preston, Wigan North Western, and Warrington Bank Quay. Passengers can change at Oxenholme for trains to Kendal, Staveley, and Windermere.

Penrith Train Station is situated on Ullswater Road (postcode CA11 7JQ), directly opposite Penrith Castle. The station is manned with reasonable facilities such as a ticket office, waiting rooms, taxi rank, and large car park (parking fees apply). There’s a McDonald’s restaurant right next to the station.

There’s a bus stop outside the station entrance. Buses depart from here for destinations such as Bassenthwaite, Glenridding, Keswick, Kirkby Stephen, Pooley Bridge, and Ullswater.


Map showing location of Penrith Train Station.

Map showing location of Penrith Train Station


Penrith Train Station

Address and postcode
Ullswater Road
United Kingdom
CA11 7JQ

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  1. I would like to say a big Thankyou to Natalie and John on Penrith railway who couldn’t of done enough for me and my sister when we accidentally couldn’t get off on Carlisle and ended up in Penrith station they made us tea and biscuits and helped us back on the train they are 2 great members of staff. Thankyou susan


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