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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$13 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $13 (€11) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $13 (€11) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a bus or train to travel 84 miles (136 km) between Carlisle and Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Carlisle to Glasgow.

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FAQs

How do I reach Glasgow from Carlisle?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Glasgow is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€11) compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A train is $7 (€6) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Carlisle to Glasgow costing on average $20 (€16).

What is the fastest way from Carlisle to Glasgow?

The fastest way from Carlisle to Glasgow is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Glasgow by bus can take on average 1 h 55 min.

How far is it from Carlisle to Glasgow?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Carlisle to Glasgow is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Carlisle and Glasgow, what are the departure and arrival points in Carlisle and Glasgow?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Carlisle, Lonsdale Street and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Carlisle and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Which travel companies can take me from Carlisle to Glasgow?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Carlisle to Glasgow, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Glasgow by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Carlisle to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $20 (€16).
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express to go to Glasgow by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find First Transpennine Express Carlisle to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $13 (€11).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Carlisle to Glasgow?

Many of our customers traveling from Carlisle to Glasgow don't make Glasgow their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Glasgow are London, Edinburgh or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Glasgow to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase my Carlisle to Glasgow one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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 costs $20 (€16) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $13 (€11) one way on average for this route.

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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