|Distance||260 miles (420 km)|
|Average coach duration||8 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£38 (€43)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from London to Carlisle cover the 260 miles (420 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £35, but the average price of coach tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.
Find the best coaches between London and Carlisle with Omio's travel partners National Express from £35. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Carlisle coach: 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, should you need to.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between London and Carlisle and when travelling by coach:
The historic city of Carlisle is located just ten miles south of the Scottish border in the north-west district of Cumbria. National Express coaches depart from London's busy Victoria coach station three times daily, covering the 300-mile route in as little as six hours 40 minutes when travelling overnight. Services are available seven days a week, giving passengers access to the historic city. Whenever passengers decide to travel, National Express has a journey to suit their needs.
There is only one company that offers coaches from London to Carlisle. National Express, the leading provider of coach travel across the whole of the UK, has three direct departures per day. The onboard services across their fleet include free WiFi, spacious seating with good legroom and personal air conditioning controls for each passenger.
The journey times advertised vary significantly, taking into consideration traffic congestion during peak travel time. The fastest journey leaves London Victoria at around 11:00 p.m., travelling overnight and arriving in Carlisle six hours 40 minutes later. The longest journey takes closer to nine hours ten minutes to cover the 300 miles between the two cities.
National Express consistently offers three services per day. The schedule includes one morning departure, with two evening departures travelling throughout the night and arriving in Carlisle the following morning. All services are direct and require no changes, allowing passengers to relax on their journey.
Departure bus station: London Victoria, where all coaches from London to Carlisle begin their journey, is found in central London, in the borough of Westminster. The station is easily accessible thanks to the nearby Victoria train station, which has London Underground links, several local bus routes and extensive train connections. Station facilities include toilets, numerous cafes and restaurants as well as newsagents and shops where passengers can purchase travel essentials.
Arrival bus station: All services terminate at Carlisle Lonsdale Street Station. Found directly in the centre of Carlisle, the train station is less than half a mile away, making onward travel easy to organise. Station facilities are basic, but the close proximity to The Lanes shopping centre gives passengers access to high-street shops to purchase anything they may require.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from London Victoria to Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Carlisle, Lonsdale Street, located 0.2 miles (381 m) away from the city centre.
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