How to travel from Carlisle to Glasgow

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Travel Information from Carlisle to Glasgow

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 1 h 31 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus or train to travel 84 miles (136 km) to Glasgow from Carlisle. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Carlisle to Glasgow.

Travel Tips: Travel from Carlisle to Glasgow

Travel Tips: Travel to Glasgow 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 Carlisle to Glasgow.

There are 2 travel options from Carlisle to Glasgow: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Glasgow is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $14 (€12) compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A train is generally $5 (€4) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $19 (€16) from Carlisle to Glasgow.

The fastest way from Carlisle to Glasgow is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 9 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h.

The distance is approximately 84 miles (136 km) from Carlisle to Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Carlisle to Glasgow is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • 30 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Carlisle and Glasgow as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses from Carlisle to Glasgow most often leave from Carlisle and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Carlisle at Carlisle and arrive in Glasgow at Glasgow Central.

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

  • You can travel to Glasgow from Carlisle by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $19 (€16) with National Express from Carlisle to Glasgow.
  • You can travel between Carlisle and Glasgow by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $14 (€12) with Avanti West Coast from Carlisle to Glasgow.

Yes, there are direct routes from Carlisle to Glasgow with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Glasgow with National Express with 3 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 30 direct trains per day to Glasgow with Scotrail, Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast.

Direct services to Glasgow tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Your trip from Carlisle to Glasgow doesn't have to end in Glasgow. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Edinburgh or Manchester to your Carlisle to Glasgow tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Glasgow today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $19 (€16) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $14 (€12) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Carlisle to Glasgow 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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