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from Birmingham to Carlisle

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

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Carlisle

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $35 (€29) • 2 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $35 (€29) • 2 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 171 miles (276 km) between Birmingham and Carlisle. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Carlisle.

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FAQs
How do I get from Birmingham to Carlisle?

There are 3 ways to travel to Carlisle from Birmingham including taking a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Birmingham to Carlisle the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Carlisle from Birmingham is by taking a train, which costs on average $35 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Carlisle:

A train is $20 (€17) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Birmingham to Carlisle costing on average $56 (€46).

A train is $7 (€6) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Birmingham to Carlisle costing on average $42 (€35).

What is the quickest way to get from Birmingham to Carlisle?

The fastest way to get to Carlisle from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 42 min.

Other travel options to Carlisle can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Carlisle?

Carlisle is approximately 171 miles (276 km) away from Birmingham.

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

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Carlisle is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Carlisle?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Carlisle:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Birmingham, Coach Station to Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Carlisle.
Which travel operators can get me to Carlisle from Birmingham?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Birmingham and Carlisle with National Express, and you can find National Express Birmingham to Carlisle tickets for $56 (€46) on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Birmingham to Carlisle with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for $42 (€35) with easyJet from Birmingham to Carlisle.
  • You can travel by train from Birmingham to Carlisle with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Birmingham to Carlisle tickets for $35 (€29) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Birmingham to Carlisle?
Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Carlisle? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Carlisle usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Newcastle upon Tyne. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Newcastle upon Tyne from Carlisle, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book my Birmingham to Carlisle one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Birmingham to Carlisle, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $56 (€46) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $42 (€35) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $35 (€29) one way.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Carlisle tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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