How to get to Carlisle from Derby

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from Derby to Carlisle

How to get to Carlisle from Derby by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Derby to Carlisle is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Carlisle from Derby

distanceDistance148 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£30 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £30 • 3 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £30 • 3 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Virgin Trains

Take a train or coach to travel 148 miles from Derby to Carlisle. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Virgin Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Derby to Carlisle.

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Travel on Northern Rail (3) travel from Derby to Carlisle at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned travel operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The travel provider operates local and regional travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    FAQs: Derby to Carlisle

    FAQs: 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 Derby to Carlisle.

    You can get from Derby to Carlisle 2 different ways: train or coach.

    The cheapest way to travel to Carlisle from Derby is a train with an average price of £30.

    This is compared to other travel options from Derby to Carlisle:

    A train is £3 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Derby to Carlisle costing on average £33.

    The fastest way to get to Carlisle from Derby is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 17 min.

    Other travel options to Carlisle take longer:

    Coach takes on average 9 h 10 min.

    The distance between Derby and Carlisle is around 148 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Derby to Carlisle is:

    • Around 1 coach per day.
    • 16 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Derby and Carlisle as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

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

    • Most travellers board their coach from Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and arrive in Carlisle, Bus Station (Lonsdale Street).
    • Most travellers take a train from Derby to Carlisle.

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

    • You can travel to Carlisle from Derby by coach with National Express or Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £33 with National Express from Derby to Carlisle.
    • You can go to Carlisle from Derby by train with Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. You'll see cheap train tickets for £30 with Virgin Trains from Derby to Carlisle on Omio.

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

    • You can take a direct coach with.
    • You can travel directly by train with.

    Direct services to Carlisle tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Omio customers who travel from Derby to Carlisle often also extend their holiday to go to London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester or Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Carlisle and these popular destinations at a great price.

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