London to Carlisle bus

Cheap bus tickets from London to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for Feb 05

Cheapest

43

Average

53

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

Cheapest
09:30AMLondon8h20 05:50PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
0 transfers
431One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30PMLondon7h05 05:35AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
0 transfers
471One-way
08:00PMLondon8h50 04:50AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
1 transfer
481One-way
11:30PMLondon14h15 01:45PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
1 transfer
641One-way
11:30PMLondon14h15 01:45PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
1 transfer
641One-way

Bus schedule from London to Carlisle

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, February 5
09:30AMLondon8h20 05:50PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
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08:00PMLondon8h50 04:50AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
1 transfer
10:30PMLondon7h05 05:35AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
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11:30PMLondon14h15 01:45PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
1 transfer
11:30PMLondon14h15 01:45PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
1 transfer

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Bus times from London to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for Feb 05

Fastest Journey

7 h 5 m

Average

10 h 33 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

421 km

Of the 5 buses that leave London for Carlisle every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:30PMLondon7h05 05:35AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
0 transfers
471One-way
2nd Fastest
09:30AMLondon8h20 05:50PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
0 transfers
431One-way
08:00PMLondon8h50 04:50AMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
1 transfer
481One-way
11:30PMLondon14h15 01:45PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
1 transfer
641One-way
11:30PMLondon14h15 01:45PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
1 transfer
641One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to Carlisle

distanceDistance260 miles (420 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$33 (€29)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from London to Carlisle cover the 260 miles (420 km) long route taking on average 7 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $33 (€29).

Bus providers: National Express from London to Carlisle

Find the best buses between London and Carlisle with Omio's travel partners National Express from $23 (€20). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Carlisle from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Buses from London to Carlisle

    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.

    Which bus companies travel from London to Carlisle?

    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.

    How long is the bus from London to Carlisle?

    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.

    How many buses are there from London to Carlisle?

    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.

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

    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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Carlisle from London

    Travel Tips: 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 London to Carlisle.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between London and Carlisle for as low as $23 (€20)  for the next 7 days.
    The bus price to Carlisle from London is on average $33 (€29)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    The bus distance from London to Carlisle is around 260 miles (420 km).
    On average the London to Carlisle bus travel time is 7 h 5 min  for the 260 miles (420 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    If you're looking for buses from London to Carlisle, you can rely on National Express to get you to Carlisle. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the London to Carlisle trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can find a direct bus from London to Carlisle with National Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from London to Carlisle is on average $33 (€29) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between London and Carlisle available a few months in advance.
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