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26 Oct
£13Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
27 Oct
£13First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
29 Oct
£18Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
30 Oct
£11Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
31 Oct
£19Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
1 Nov
£11Avanti West Coast
£14National Express

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Coach Information from Glasgow to Carlisle

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£18 (€20)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Glasgow to Carlisle cover the 84 miles (136 km) long route taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £18, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.

Coach companies

Coach from Glasgow to Carlisle with National Express

Travel between Glasgow and Carlisle from £14 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride between Glasgow and Carlisle with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express coach timetable for the Glasgow to Carlisle route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming journey. You can take a coach with National Express for the 84 miles (136 km) journey from Glasgow to Carlisle with prices starting as low as £14. Select from three different ticket options: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap coach between Glasgow and Carlisle on Omio today!

When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Glasgow and Carlisle don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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.

Buses from Glasgow to Carlisle

Reliable buses from Glasgow to Carlisle are provided by operators including National Express and Megabus. The average journey time for direct bus services is approximately 1 hour 50 minutes, although some services in the evenings may be longer. Buses from Glasgow to Carlisle begin running early in the morning and continue late into the evening. Buses depart from Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow and arrive at Carlisle Bus Station. Passengers can look forward to comfortable travel aboard their bus of choice, with complimentary WiFi and onboard toilets.

Travel Tips

Buses from Glasgow to Carlisle
Take the bus to Carlisle easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Carlisle.
What is the cost of cheap coaches between Glasgow and Carlisle?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Carlisle from Glasgow for the next 7 days starting from £14  one way.
How much is a coach ticket from Glasgow to Carlisle?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Glasgow to Carlisle coach prices are on average £18  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Glasgow to Carlisle?
The Glasgow to Carlisle coach distance is approximately 84 miles (136 km).
How long is the coach from Glasgow to Carlisle?
On average the coach from Glasgow to Carlisle duration is 1 h 50 min  for the 84 miles (136 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by coach from Glasgow to Carlisle, which coach station in Glasgow do I depart from and which coach station in Carlisle do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.

Where is the coach station in Glasgow to go to Carlisle? Where is the coach station in Carlisle located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Glasgow Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Carlisle, Lonsdale Street and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Carlisle.

What coach companies offer a service to Carlisle from Glasgow?
Take the Glasgow to Carlisle coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route from Glasgow to Carlisle as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Glasgow to Carlisle direct coach services?
If you’re looking for a direct coach from Glasgow to Carlisle, consider travelling with National Express. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
When does the first coach depart from Glasgow to Carlisle? When does the last coach depart from Glasgow to Carlisle?
You can take the first coach from Glasgow to Carlisle at 08: 40   or take the last coach from Glasgow to Carlisle leaving at 23: 00. Look for the latest Glasgow Carlisle coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this route.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket to Carlisle from Glasgow to get the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Glasgow to Carlisle is on average £18 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets from Glasgow to Carlisle available a few months in advance.

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