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Bus Information from Glasgow to Carlisle

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$25 (€21)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Glasgow to Carlisle cover the 84 miles (136 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $25 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.

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National Express between Glasgow and Carlisle

National Express buses will get you from Glasgow to Carlisle from $20 (€16). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Glasgow and Carlisle on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest route between Glasgow and Carlisle. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 84 miles (136 km) between Glasgow and Carlisle on the bus and pay as low as $20 (€16) for a bus ticket.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Glasgow - Carlisle bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket between Glasgow and Carlisle on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your National Express bus ticket between Glasgow and Carlisle:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Bus to Carlisle from Glasgow
Take the bus 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 Glasgow to Carlisle.
How much do cheap bus tickets from Glasgow to Carlisle cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Glasgow to Carlisle to cost as little as $20 (€16)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus to Carlisle from Glasgow?
The Glasgow to Carlisle bus ticket price is on average $25 (€21)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Carlisle from Glasgow by bus?
The bus distance from Glasgow to Carlisle is around 84 miles (136 km).
How long is a bus from Glasgow to Carlisle on average?
While the time it takes to travel 84 miles (136 km) to Carlisle from Glasgow can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Glasgow to Carlisle bus journey time is on average 1 h 50 min.
What station does the bus from Glasgow to Carlisle depart from? Which Carlisle bus station do I come into from Glasgow?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.

Where do I find the Glasgow bus station to Carlisle? Where is the Carlisle bus station?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Glasgow Central, is located 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city center of Glasgow.

The most popular arrival bus station, Carlisle, Lonsdale Street, is located 0.2 miles (381 m) away from the city center of Carlisle.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Glasgow to Carlisle?
For the best Glasgow to Carlisle bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Glasgow and Carlisle to compare what amenities they may offer.
How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Glasgow to Carlisle to get the best deals?
If you buy the Glasgow to Carlisle bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $25 (€21). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Glasgow and Carlisle. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.