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Overview: Coach from Carlisle to Edinburgh

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£22 (€25)
changesDirect coachYes

Coaches from Carlisle to Edinburgh cover the 73 miles (118 km) long route taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £22, but the average price of coach tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Carlisle and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.

Coaches from Carlisle to Edinburgh

Travelling from the Cumbrian city of Carlisle to the Scottish capital has never been easier, thanks to direct coaches from National Express. Passengers can expect journey times of three hours ten minutes along the 100-mile route, with service regularity continuing seven days a week. Each day, National Express offers two coaches, giving passengers access to the Scottish capital with comfort and ease.

Which coach companies travel from Carlisle to Edinburgh?

There is only one company offering coaches from Carlisle to Edinburgh and that is National Express. As the largest coach provider across the UK, National Express has a high standard of onboard facilities, including comfortable seating with generous legroom, personal air conditioning control, and free WiFi. Passengers are allowed two pieces of 20kg luggage each, which can be stored in the hold.

How long is the coach from Carlisle to Edinburgh?

The coach from Carlisle to Edinburgh takes between three hours ten minutes and three hours 25 minutes to cover the 100-mile route. Often, the journey is completed more quickly, but National Express factor in road congestion when planning their routes.

How many coaches are there from Carlisle to Edinburgh?

Each day, National Express provides two direct departures between the two cities. This continues throughout the weekend, with both departures leaving Carlisle in the afternoon. The exact departure time may vary slightly, so passengers should check before travelling to ensure they do not miss their coach.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Carlisle to Edinburgh?

Departure bus station: Coaches depart from Carlisle Lonsdale Street. The centrally located station is a short five-minute walk from the train station. It is also served by several local bus routes. Facilities at the station are relatively limited, but the town centre gives travellers access to everything else they may need, including high street shops and restaurants.

Arrival bus station: Services terminate at Edinburgh Elder Street Coach Station. The busy Edinburgh Waverley train station is less than half a mile away, which will take passengers 10 minutes to walk. Passengers can choose to walk via Multrees Walk, full of high-end designer stores, or past St. Andrew's square and the more historic Melville Monument. Facilities at the station include toilets, though passengers will need some change to enter, payphones, ATMs, cycle storage and left luggage facilities.

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How much does a cheap coach between Carlisle and Edinburgh cost?

Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Carlisle and Edinburgh for as low as £22  for the next 7 days.

How much does the coach from Carlisle to Edinburgh cost on average?

If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Carlisle to Edinburgh coach to cost on average £22  one way.

What is the distance from Carlisle to Edinburgh via coach?

The Carlisle to Edinburgh coach distance is approximately 73 miles (118 km).

How long is the coach between Carlisle and Edinburgh?

On average the Carlisle to Edinburgh coach time is 3 h 30 min  covering the 73 miles (118 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which coach station in Carlisle goes to Edinburgh? Which coach station do I come into Edinburgh from Carlisle?

Omio customers book a coach from Carlisle   to Edinburgh, Elder Street   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Carlisle coach station located? Where is the Edinburgh coach station located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Carlisle, is located 0.3 miles (544 m) from the city centre of Carlisle.

The most popular arrival coach station, Edinburgh, Elder Street, is located 0.3 miles (533 m) away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

What time is the earliest coach from Carlisle to Edinburgh? What time is the last coach from Carlisle to Edinburgh?

The earliest coach departing from Carlisle to Edinburgh leaves at 13: 45. The last coach departing from Carlisle to Edinburgh leaves at 13: 45. You can find the latest Carlisle to Edinburgh coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book coach tickets to Edinburgh from Carlisle for the best deals?

If you book a coach ticket from Carlisle to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £22 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Carlisle to Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.