West Cumbria Bus Users’ Group
working to improve local buses
Welcome to West Cumbria Bus Users’ Group affiliated to Bus Users UK
We are a small group covering West Cumbria from Silloth in the north to Millom in the south and Keswick to the east. We have a membership fee of £5. Anyone is welcome to our quarterly meetings – the next one will be on 15 October at 1400 at the Green Dragon Hotel, Portland Square, Workington. Come along to any meeting with your views which we can relay to bus operators.
About West Cumbria Bus Users Group
We meet regularly with Cumbria County Council and with our main operator, Stagecoach. We have been able to get improvements to a number of connections locally, many of which are improved.
For services in Cumbria see
You can also find details of Stagecoach services at
and those of the other main local operators, Ellenvale at
and Reays at
Traveline www.traveline.info or 0871 200 2233 is the main source of information and although there are still a few errors it is now much more accurate.
Contact us: email email@example.com
Stagecoach has withdrawn buses between Cockermouth and Whitehaven and West Cumberland hospital on route 600 which now only runs between Cockermouth and Carlisle.
Reays has reintroduced a couple of journeys each way on service 20 to Moor Row,
Stagecoach now accept contactless payment on buses.
Bus or train? There’s a comparison of journeys on the FAQ page.
Walks from the bus – most of the walks listed on the Walk and cycle page can be done from buses. Dalston (not Sundays), Maryport, Flimby, Workington, Harrington, Parton and Whitehaven all have at least hourly buses. Seascale and Millom have a very limited service.
Membership costs £5 a year and runs from the annual general meeting in October.
We use contact information to send details of meetings and other appropriate notices and will correct or remove your data on request.