Carlisle to London bus

Cheap bus tickets from Carlisle to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

36

Average

50

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Carlisle to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
12:05AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street7h15 07:20AMLondon
0 transfers
361One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:20AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street8h45 08:05PMLondon
0 transfers
471One-way
11:45AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street9h20 09:05PMLondon
1 transfer
561One-way
12:50AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street10h00 10:50AMLondon
1 transfer
631One-way

Bus schedule from Carlisle to London

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12:05AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street7h15 07:20AMLondon
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12:50AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street10h00 10:50AMLondon
1 transfer
11:20AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street8h45 08:05PMLondon
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11:45AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street9h20 09:05PMLondon
1 transfer

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Bus times from Carlisle to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

7 h 15 m

Average

8 h 50 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

421 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Carlisle for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
12:05AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street7h15 07:20AMLondon
0 transfers
361One-way
2nd Fastest
11:20AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street8h45 08:05PMLondon
0 transfers
471One-way
11:45AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street9h20 09:05PMLondon
1 transfer
561One-way
12:50AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street10h00 10:50AMLondon
1 transfer
631One-way

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Overview: Bus from Carlisle to London

distanceDistance260 miles (420 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 15 min
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Carlisle to London cover the 260 miles (420 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available.

Buses from Carlisle to London

Over 300 miles apart, the north-west city of Carlisle and the British capital of London are connected by direct National Express coaches. Each day, passengers can expect to find two direct departures from the UK's leading bus provider. The 320-mile route takes between eight and nine hours to complete, with the options of an afternoon departure, or an evening departure traveling through the night arriving in London the following morning. Whenever passengers decide to travel, National Express should have a journey to accommodate their needs. 

Which bus companies travel from Carlisle to London?

There is only one company operating along the Carlisle to London route. National Express offers two services per day, with no competition. Onboard, passengers can enjoy their free WiFi, spacious seating with good legroom, and personal control over their air conditioning to ensure maximum comfort.

How long is the bus from Carlisle to London?

The journey time varies slightly, depending on whether or not passengers will be on the road during peak travel time, where there is likely to be more congestion. Whenever passengers travel, they can expect journey times of between eight and nine hours.

How many buses are there from Carlisle to London?

Each day, passengers can expect to choose from two direct National Express departures. There tends to be a lunchtime departure and an evening departure, with services traveling through the night to arrive in London the following morning. Services continue through the weekend with no change to the frequency or duration of the trip.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Carlisle to London?

Departure bus station: Buses from Carlisle to London begin their journey at Carlisle Lonsdale Street Bus Station. The centrally located station is a short walk from Carlisle train station. Very close by, passengers can find The Lanes shopping centre and historic features such as the Market Cross Monument and Carlisle Castle.

Arrival bus station: Buses from Carlisle to London terminate at London's busiest bus station, London Victoria, found directly in the heart of Westminster. The bus station is a short 10-minute walk from the well-linked Victoria train station for easy onward travel by bus, London Underground or rail. London Victoria train station has extensive facilities, including bathrooms, several dining options and cafes as well as supermarkets to purchase snacks.

Travel Tips: Bus to London from Carlisle

Travel Tips: Take the bus to London 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 Carlisle to London.
FAQs
The distance to London from Carlisle by bus is approximately 260 miles (420 km).
On average the Carlisle to London bus time is 7 h 15 min  covering the 260 miles (420 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the journey from Carlisle to London you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between Carlisle and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day from Carlisle to London. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with National Express. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
On average, there are 2 buses a day from Carlisle to London. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest bus departing from Carlisle to London leaves at 11: 20 AM. The last bus departing from Carlisle to London leaves at 11: 20 AM. You can find the latest Carlisle to London bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

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