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from London to Carlisle

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Carlisle on 30 Nov we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30London Euston3h17 12:47Carlisle
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£821One-way
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09:30London Euston3h17 12:47Carlisle
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£821One-way
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10:30London Euston3h21 13:51Carlisle
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£821One-way
10:43London Euston4h16 14:59Carlisle
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£1021One-way
08:30London Euston3h20 11:50Carlisle
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£1981One-way

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Mon
29 Nov
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£44National Express
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Tue
30 Nov
£82Avanti West Coast
£40National Express
£54easyJet
Wed
1 Dec
£82Avanti West Coast
£40National Express
£48British Airways
Thu
2 Dec
£82Avanti West Coast
£40National Express
£68easyJet
Fri
3 Dec
£75Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
£70easyJet
Sat
4 Dec
£82Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£65easyJet
Sun
5 Dec
£103Avanti West Coast
£40National Express
£69easyJet
Mon
6 Dec
£81Avanti West Coast
£44National Express
£31easyJet
Tue
7 Dec
£71Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£32easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
£76Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£30easyJet
Thu
9 Dec
£77Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£52easyJet
Fri
10 Dec
£82Avanti West Coast
£40National Express
£60easyJet
Sat
11 Dec
£76Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£39easyJet
Sun
12 Dec
£75Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
£41easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
£49Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£32easyJet
Wed
15 Dec
£59Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£34easyJet
Thu
16 Dec
£69Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£45easyJet
Fri
17 Dec
£70Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£75easyJet
Sat
18 Dec
£101Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£65easyJet
Sun
19 Dec
£76Avanti West Coast
£40National Express
£60easyJet

Travel Information between London and Carlisle

distanceDistance260 miles (420 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £67
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £60 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, National Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 260 miles (420 km) from London to Carlisle. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are British Airways, National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from London to Carlisle.

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FAQs
How do you get from London to Carlisle?

There are 3 travel options from London to Carlisle: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Carlisle?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Carlisle, which costs on average £40.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Carlisle:

A coach is about £20 less than a flight, which costs on average £60 for this trip.

A coach is generally £27 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £67 from London to Carlisle.

What is the fastest way from London to Carlisle?

The fastest way from London to Carlisle is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options from London to Carlisle can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Carlisle by train can take on average 3 h 17 min.

What is the distance from London to Carlisle?

The London to Carlisle distance is approximately 260 miles (420 km).

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

The average frequency per day from London to Carlisle is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road to Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.
  • Most travellers take a train from London Victoria to Carlisle.
Which travel operators can get me from London to Carlisle?

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

  • You can travel from London to Carlisle by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £60 with British Airways from London to Carlisle.
  • You can go to Carlisle from London by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £40 with National Express from London to Carlisle on Omio.
  • You can go to Carlisle from London by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £67 with Avanti West Coast from London to Carlisle on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Carlisle from London?

Yes, there are direct services available to Carlisle from London with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with easyJet, British Airways or BA Cityflyer.
  • You'll find direct coaches per day with National Express.
  • You can find around 12 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Avanti West Coast.

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 London to Carlisle.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Carlisle from London ends?
Your journey from London to Carlisle doesn't have to end in Carlisle. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne or Edinburgh to your London to Carlisle trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Carlisle today!
How early should I purchase London to Carlisle tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £60 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £40 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £67 one way.

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