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from Carlisle to Leeds

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

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To get from Carlisle to Leeds on 23 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:25Carlisle2h41 12:06Leeds Railway Station
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09:25Carlisle2h41 12:06Leeds Railway Station
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10:51Carlisle3h35 14:26Leeds Railway Station
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10:45Carlisle3h25 14:10Leeds Railway Station
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10:41Carlisle7h03 17:44Leeds Railway Station
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Travel Information to Leeds from Carlisle

distanceDistance94 miles (151 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £15 • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 94 miles (151 km) by coach or train between Carlisle and Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Carlisle to Leeds.

Travel Tips: Travel from Carlisle to Leeds

Travel to Leeds 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 Carlisle to Leeds.

What are my travel options from Carlisle to Leeds?

There are 2 ways to travel from Carlisle to Leeds including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Carlisle to Leeds?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Carlisle to Leeds, which costs on average £15.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leeds:

A train is £39 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Carlisle to Leeds costing on average £54.

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

The fastest way to get to Leeds from Carlisle is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 55 min.

How many miles from Carlisle to Leeds would I travel?

The Carlisle to Leeds distance is approximately 94 miles (151 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Carlisle to Leeds is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Carlisle to Leeds?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Carlisle to Leeds:

  • Coaches most often depart from Carlisle at Carlisle, Lonsdale Street and arrive in Leeds at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Trains from Carlisle to Leeds most often leave from Carlisle and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

Which travel companies can get me from Carlisle to Leeds?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Carlisle to Leeds, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Leeds by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Carlisle to Leeds for £54.
  • Northern Rail can get you to Leeds by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail from Carlisle to Leeds for £15 on Omio.

Can I find a direct route from Carlisle to Leeds?

Yes, there are direct routes from Carlisle to Leeds with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Leeds with Northern Rail with 25 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Leeds tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Leeds from Carlisle ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Carlisle to Leeds? Many Omio customers who go from Carlisle to Leeds usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Leeds, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I purchase a ticket between Carlisle and Leeds online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Carlisle to Leeds, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £54 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £15 one way.

But we recommend booking Carlisle to Leeds 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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