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from Liverpool to Carlisle

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

Our recommendation

To get from Liverpool to Carlisle on Dec 1 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:12AMLiverpool Lime Street1h54 10:06AMCarlisle
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08:12AMLiverpool Lime Street1h54 10:06AMCarlisle
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08:36AMLiverpool Lime Street2h11 10:47AMCarlisle
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08:45AMLiverpool Lime Street2h14 10:59AMCarlisle
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09:36AMLiverpool Lime Street2h14 11:50AMCarlisle
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Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Dec 1
$40First Transpennine Express
$49National Express
Dec 2
$37Avanti West Coast
$42National Express
Dec 3
$40First Transpennine Express
$38National Express

Travel Tips

Travel from Liverpool to Carlisle
Travel to Carlisle 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 Liverpool to Carlisle.
How do I travel from Liverpool to Carlisle?

There are 2 ways to get from Liverpool to Carlisle: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Liverpool to Carlisle?

The cheapest way to travel to Carlisle from Liverpool is by taking a bus with an average price of $49 (€41).

This is compared to other travel options to Carlisle:

Taking a bus is usually $8 (€7) less than taking a train to Carlisle, which costs on average $57 (€47) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Carlisle from Liverpool is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 51 min.

Other travel options to Carlisle can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 15 min.

How many miles from Liverpool to Carlisle would I travel?

The distance is approximately 102 miles (165 km) from Liverpool to Carlisle.

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

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Carlisle is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Liverpool? Where do I arrive in Carlisle?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Liverpool, Liverpool One and tend to arrive in Carlisle, Lonsdale Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Liverpool at Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Carlisle at Carlisle.
Which travel companies can get me from Liverpool to Carlisle?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Liverpool and Carlisle with National Express, and you can find National Express Liverpool to Carlisle tickets for $49 (€41) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Carlisle from Liverpool by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $57 (€47) with Avanti West Coast from Liverpool to Carlisle.
Is it possible to travel directly to Carlisle from Liverpool?

Yes, there are direct services available from Liverpool to Carlisle with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Liverpool and Carlisle ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Liverpool to Carlisle? Many Omio customers who go from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Carlisle one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Liverpool to Carlisle, 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 $49 (€41) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $57 (€47) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Liverpool 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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