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from Bristol to Carlisle

You can get from Bristol to Carlisle by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information to Carlisle from Bristol

distanceDistance237 miles (383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£36 - £125
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Arriva Trains Wales

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 237 miles (383 km) to Carlisle from Bristol. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bristol to Carlisle.

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Travel from Bristol to Carlisle
Travel 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 Bristol to Carlisle.
How do I go from Bristol to Carlisle?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Carlisle from Bristol. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Carlisle?

The cheapest way from Bristol to Carlisle is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £36 compared to other travel options to Carlisle:

A flight is about £9 less than a coach, which costs on average £44 for this journey.

A flight is £89 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Bristol to Carlisle costing on average £125.

What is the fastest way to get to Carlisle from Bristol?

The fastest way to get to Carlisle from Bristol is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Carlisle that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 26 min.

How many miles are between Bristol and Carlisle

Carlisle is approximately 237 miles (383 km) away from Bristol.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bristol to Carlisle?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Carlisle is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Bristol to Carlisle as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Bristol? Where do I arrive in Carlisle?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bristol to Carlisle:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Bristol, City Centre to Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Bristol to Carlisle depart from Bristol Temple Meads to Carlisle.
Which travel companies can get me from Bristol to Carlisle?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bristol to Carlisle:

  • You can travel between Bristol and Carlisle by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £44 with National Express from Bristol to Carlisle.
  • You can go to Carlisle from Bristol by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £36 with easyJet from Bristol to Carlisle on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Carlisle from Bristol with Arriva Trains Wales, and you can find Arriva Trains Wales Bristol to Carlisle tickets for £125 on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel between Bristol and Carlisle?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bristol to Carlisle often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Newcastle upon Tyne. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bristol and Carlisle itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Carlisle and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Bristol to Carlisle tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Bristol and Carlisle, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £44 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £36 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £125 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Carlisle from Bristol online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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