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Overview: Coach from Carlisle to London

distanceDistance260 miles (420 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£31 (€36)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Carlisle to London cover the 260 miles (420 km) long route taking on average 6 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £31, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Carlisle and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

Coach companies: National Express Carlisle to London

Find the best coaches between Carlisle and London with Omio's travel partners National Express from £18. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to London from Carlisle, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £18

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Carlisle and London are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Coaches from Carlisle to London

Over 300 miles apart, the north-west city of Carlisle and the British capital of London are connected by direct National Express coaches. Each day, passengers can expect to find two direct departures from the UK's leading coach provider. The 320-mile route takes between eight and nine hours to complete, with the options of an afternoon departure, or an evening departure travelling through the night arriving in London the following morning. Whenever passengers decide to travel, National Express should have a journey to accommodate their needs. 

Which coach companies travel from Carlisle to London?

There is only one company operating along the Carlisle to London route. National Express offers two services per day, with no competition. Onboard, passengers can enjoy their free WiFi, spacious seating with good legroom, and personal control over their air conditioning to ensure maximum comfort.

How long is the coach from Carlisle to London?

The journey time varies slightly, depending on whether or not passengers will be on the road during peak travel time, where there is likely to be more congestion. Whenever passengers travel, they can expect journey times of between eight and nine hours.

How many coaches are there from Carlisle to London?

Each day, passengers can expect to choose from two direct National Express departures. There tends to be a lunchtime departure and an evening departure, with services travelling through the night to arrive in London the following morning. Services continue through the weekend with no change to the frequency or duration of the trip.

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

Departure bus station: Coaches from Carlisle to London begin their journey at Carlisle Lonsdale Street Bus Station. The centrally located station is a short walk from Carlisle train station. Very close by, passengers can find The Lanes shopping centre and historic features such as the Market Cross Monument and Carlisle Castle.

Arrival bus station: Coaches from Carlisle to London terminate at London's busiest coach station, London Victoria, found directly in the heart of Westminster. The coach station is a short 10-minute walk from the well-linked Victoria train station for easy onward travel by bus, London Underground or rail. London Victoria train station has extensive facilities, including bathrooms, several dining options and cafes as well as supermarkets to purchase snacks.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap coach to London from Carlisle cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to London from Carlisle for as little as £18  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of coach tickets from Carlisle to London?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to London from Carlisle is £31  one way.

How far is it from Carlisle to London by coach?

The Carlisle to London coach distance is approximately 260 miles (420 km).

How long is the coach journey to London from Carlisle?

The Carlisle to London coach duration is on average 6 h 25 min, which is to be expected when travelling 260 miles (420 km) to London from Carlisle. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What station does the Carlisle to London coach leave from? Which London coach station do I come into from Carlisle?

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Carlisle   to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

Where is the departure coach station in Carlisle located? Where is the arrival coach station in London located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Carlisle, located approximately 0.3 miles (544 m) from the city centre of Carlisle. The most popular arrival coach station in London, called London, Hammersmith Bridge Road, is located around 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Carlisle to London?

If you're looking for coaches from Carlisle to London, you can rely on National Express to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Carlisle to London trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When can I take the first coach from Carlisle to London? When can I take the last coach for the day?

The first coach from Carlisle to London leaves at 11: 20   and the last coach for this leaves at 11: 45. Omio shows you the latest coach from Carlisle to London schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

When should I buy Carlisle London coach tickets to score the best deals?

If you purchase a coach ticket to London from Carlisle within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £31 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Carlisle to London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.