You can get from Carlisle to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.
|Distance||73 miles (118 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£22 - £39|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £22 • 3 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £39 • 1 h 18 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or First Transpennine Express|
Travel 73 miles (118 km) by coach or train between Carlisle and Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Carlisle to Edinburgh.
There are 2 ways to get from Carlisle to Edinburgh: coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Carlisle to Edinburgh, which costs on average £22.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Edinburgh:
A coach is £17 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Carlisle to Edinburgh costing on average £39.
The quickest way to travel from Carlisle to Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 1 h 18 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 30 min.
Edinburgh is approximately 73 miles (118 km) away from Carlisle.
The average frequency per day from Carlisle to Edinburgh is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Carlisle to Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Carlisle to Edinburgh:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Carlisle to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before travelling from Carlisle to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Carlisle to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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