Penrith travel guide

Penrith Tourism | Penrith Guide

You're Going to Love Penrith

With a population of 14,793, Penrith is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Penrith deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Penrith

If you’re looking for affordable options, Pooley bridge inn (Finkle St) and The Cross Keys Inn (5 Carleton Rd) are great picks.

When to visit Penrith

Penrith in November
Estimated hotel price
S$ 117
1 night at 3-star hotel
Penrith in November
Estimated hotel price
S$ 117
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Penrith

Plane

Although Penrith doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 80 km from Penrith.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Penrith, followed by Avanti West Coast. Located 0.4 km from the city centre, Penrith is the busiest station in Penrith. Another popular train station is Penrith Lazonby & Kirkoswald, located 10 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Penrith is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 146 km from Penrith. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Penrith using National Express or FlixBus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Penrith takes 499 km and will cost you around S$ 32. From Leeds, the ticket costs about S$ 87 for a journey of 515 km.

Plane

Although Penrith doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Newcastle Airport (UK) (NCL), which is located 80 km from Penrith.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Penrith, followed by Avanti West Coast. Located 0.4 km from the city centre, Penrith is the busiest station in Penrith. Another popular train station is Penrith Lazonby & Kirkoswald, located 10 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Penrith is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 146 km from Penrith. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in Edinburgh.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Penrith using National Express or FlixBus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Penrith takes 499 km and will cost you around S$ 32. From Leeds, the ticket costs about S$ 87 for a journey of 515 km.

Airports near Penrith

Airlines serving Penrith

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (941 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
LOT
Good (672 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in Penrith

From 5-star hotels such as the Roundthorn Country House & Luxury Apartments to great affordable options like the The Greyhound Hotel, Penrith offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around S$ 185 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 224 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Penrith

Most booked hotels in Penrith

Yha Helvellyn
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
S$ 26+
The George Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 188+
North Lakes Hotel & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 220+
Shap Wells Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
S$ 168+
Yha Patterdale
2 stars
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
S$ 51+

Hiring a car in Penrith

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Penrith (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.87 and S$ 39.83. The most frequently booked car type in Penrith is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Renault Captur or similar) is, on average, 70% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Penrith (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.87 and S$ 39.83. The most frequently booked car type in Penrith is Economy (Vauxhall Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Renault Captur or similar) is, on average, 70% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.