|Distance||260 miles (420 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$53 (€44)|
|Bus companies||National Express|
Buses from London to Carlisle cover the 260 miles (420 km) long route taking on average 6 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $53 (€44), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $46 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.
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National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. 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 London - 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.
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The historic city of Carlisle is located just ten miles south of the Scottish border in the north-west district of Cumbria. National Express buses depart from London's busy Victoria bus station three times daily, covering the 300-mile route in as little as six hours 40 minutes when traveling overnight. Services are available seven days a week, giving passengers access to the historic city. Whenever passengers decide to travel, National Express has a journey to suit their needs.
There is only one company that offers buses from London to Carlisle. National Express, the leading provider of bus travel across the whole of the UK, has three direct departures per day. The onboard services across their fleet include free WiFi, spacious seating with good legroom and personal air conditioning controls for each passenger.
The journey times advertised vary significantly, taking into consideration traffic congestion during peak travel time. The fastest journey leaves London Victoria at around 11:00 p.m., traveling overnight and arriving in Carlisle six hours 40 minutes later. The longest journey takes closer to nine hours ten minutes to cover the 300 miles between the two cities.
National Express consistently offers three services per day. The schedule includes one morning departure, with two evening departures traveling throughout the night and arriving in Carlisle the following morning. All services are direct and require no changes, allowing passengers to relax on their journey.
Departure bus station: London Victoria, where all buses from London to Carlisle begin their journey, is found in central London, in the borough of Westminster. The station is easily accessible thanks to the nearby Victoria train station, which has London Underground links, several local bus routes and extensive train connections. Station facilities include toilets, numerous cafes and restaurants as well as newsagents and shops where passengers can purchase travel essentials.
Arrival bus station: All services terminate at Carlisle Lonsdale Street Station. Found directly in the centre of Carlisle, the train station is less than half a mile away, making onward travel easy to organise. Station facilities are basic, but the close proximity to The Lanes shopping centre gives passengers access to high-street shops to purchase anything they may require.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria and arriving in Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London.
The most popular arrival bus station, Carlisle, Lonsdale Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Carlisle.
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