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from Bristol to Carlisle

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

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Travel Information from Bristol to Carlisle

distanceDistance237 miles (383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $169
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $48 (€40) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $48 (€40) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Arriva Trains Wales

Travel 237 miles (383 km) by bus, flight or train between Bristol and Carlisle. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bristol to Carlisle.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Bristol to Carlisle?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Carlisle?

The cheapest way to go to Carlisle from Bristol is by taking a flight, which costs on average $48 (€40).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Carlisle:

A flight is generally $12 (€10) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $60 (€49) from Bristol to Carlisle.

A flight is generally $121 (€100) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $169 (€140) from Bristol to Carlisle.

What is the fastest way to get from Bristol to Carlisle?

The fastest way from Bristol to Carlisle is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Carlisle that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 26 min   on average.

How far is Carlisle from Bristol?

Carlisle is approximately 237 miles (383 km) away from Bristol.

How many services a day are there from Bristol to Carlisle?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Carlisle is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Bristol to Carlisle?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bristol to Carlisle:

  • Buses most often depart from Bristol at Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Carlisle at Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bristol Temple Meads and tend to arrive in Carlisle.
Who can get me from Bristol to Carlisle?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Bristol to Carlisle with National Express, and you can find National Express Bristol to Carlisle tickets for $60 (€49) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Carlisle from Bristol by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $48 (€40) with easyJet from Bristol to Carlisle.
  • You can travel by train between Bristol and Carlisle with Arriva Trains Wales, and you can find Arriva Trains Wales Bristol to Carlisle tickets for $169 (€140) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Bristol to Carlisle?
Looking to extend your trip from Bristol to Carlisle? Many Omio customers who go from Bristol 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 purchase my Bristol to Carlisle one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Bristol 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 costs $60 (€49) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $48 (€40) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $169 (€140) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bristol 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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