How to get from Derby to Carlisle

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Travel Information to Carlisle from Derby

distanceDistance148 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £47
fastestFastest modeTrain • £47 • 3 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Travel 148 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Derby to Carlisle. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Derby to Carlisle.

Travel Tips: Travel from Derby 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 Derby to Carlisle.

There are 4 ways to travel to Carlisle from Derby including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Derby to Carlisle. Tickets for a coach cost on average £16.

This is compared to other travel options to Carlisle:

A coach is £1 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Derby to Carlisle costing on average £16.

A coach is generally £31 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £47 from Derby to Carlisle.

The fastest way to get to Carlisle from Derby is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 12 min.

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

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The distance from Derby to Carlisle is approximately 148 miles.

The average frequency per day from Derby to Carlisle is:

  • Around 13 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Derby to Carlisle as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train 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 take a coach from Derby to Carlisle.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Derby and arrive in Carlisle.

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

  • Travel with Northern Rail for trains to Carlisle. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail Derby to Carlisle tickets on Omio for £47.
Your journey from Derby to Carlisle doesn't have to end in Carlisle. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Newcastle upon Tyne. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Newcastle upon Tyne to your Derby to Carlisle trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Carlisle today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £16 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £16 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £47 one way on average.

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

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