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Bus, rail service from Millom

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Bus, rail service from Millom

Will be staying in Millom in August. How best to get to York from Millom using bus or train please.

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1. Re: Bus, rail service from Millom

There is no quick way of doing this so it looks like a 4-5 hour train journey with two changes of train en route.

Suggest you put in your requirements into the journey planner on this website and see what comes up: www.nationalrail.co.uk .


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2. Re: Bus, rail service from Millom

Millom isn't the most convenient place for public transport. It's possible to get to York by train but it involves 2 or 3 changes, usually Barrow, Lancaster, Preston. There are also options via Manchester or Newcastle. The distance isn't great but you are looking at a 4 or 5 hour journey. The best/quickest route depends on the time of day. On Sundays there are no train services on the West Cumbria line passing through Millom, but there are buses to Barrow-in-Furness, from where you can get a rail connection. Have a look at http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/ as a starting point for planning a journey by rail. The current Northern Rail winter timetable for Carlisle-Whitehaven-Millom-Barrow-Lancaster is on https:/…6.pdf but it will be replaced by a new summer timetable from May.

Don't think there are any bus services that make the journey any easier.

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3. Re: Bus, rail service from Millom

You can look at train times and prices here:


A single ticket Millom to York costs an eye-wateringly expensive £62. What you need to do is buy two tickets; one from Millon to Manchester Piccadilly, then another from Manchester Piccadilly to York.

The cheaper Advance fares for August are not on sale yet, so you'll have to wait a few weeks for August's Advance tickets to be released. If you do, and play around with the train times, you can get Millon to Manchester for £10, and Manchester to York for £7.

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