You can get from Edinburgh to Carlisle by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Carlisle on 28 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||73 miles (118 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£13 - £22|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £13 • 1 h 13 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £13 • 1 h 13 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Avanti West Coast|
Take a coach or train to travel 73 miles (118 km) from Edinburgh to Carlisle. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Edinburgh to Carlisle.
There are 2 ways that you can travel between Edinburgh and Carlisle. You can take a coach or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Carlisle. Tickets for a train cost on average £13.
This is compared to other travel options to Carlisle:
A train is generally £9 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £22 from Edinburgh to Carlisle.
The quickest way to travel to Carlisle from Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 1 h 13 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 25 min of travel time.
Carlisle is approximately 73 miles (118 km) away from Edinburgh.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Carlisle is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Edinburgh to Carlisle 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 when travelling from Edinburgh to Carlisle:
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Yes, there are direct services available between Edinburgh and Carlisle with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Carlisle as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Edinburgh to Carlisle.
When planning your trip between Edinburgh and Carlisle, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Edinburgh and Carlisle online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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