How to get from Carlisle to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Carlisle to Edinburgh is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||73 miles (118 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $24 (€21) • 6 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express|
Take a bus to travel 73 miles (118 km) between Carlisle and Edinburgh. National Express is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Carlisle to Edinburgh.
You can travel by bus for as low as $5 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel 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 travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel 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 Carlisle - Edinburgh travel: 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.
You can go from Carlisle to Edinburgh by bus.
You should expect to travel around 73 miles (118 km) between Carlisle and Edinburgh.
The average frequency per day from Carlisle to Edinburgh is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Edinburgh from Carlisle as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Carlisle to Edinburgh:
The following travel company offer services from Carlisle to Edinburgh:
Yes, there is a direct route available from Carlisle to Edinburgh:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Carlisle to Edinburgh.
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