You can get from Edinburgh to Carlisle by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Carlisle on 19 Jan 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||£16 - £22|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £16 • 1 h 13 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £16 • 1 h 13 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 73 miles (118 km) by coach or train to Carlisle from Edinburgh. 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 £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Edinburgh to Carlisle.
You can travel to Carlisle from Edinburgh 2 different ways: coach or train.
A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Carlisle, which costs on average £16.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Carlisle:
A train is generally £6 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £22 from Edinburgh to Carlisle.
The fastest way to get to Carlisle from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 13 min.
There are alternative travel options to Carlisle that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 25 min of travel time.
The Edinburgh to Carlisle distance is approximately 73 miles (118 km).
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Carlisle is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Carlisle from 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 when travelling from Edinburgh to Carlisle:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Carlisle, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to 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.
Before travelling from Edinburgh to Carlisle, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Carlisle 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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