How to travel from London to Carlisle

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from London to Carlisle

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Carlisle on Mar 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:55AMLondon Stansted Airport1h20 10:15AMGlasgow International Airport
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09:30AMLondon8h20 05:50PMCarlisle, Lonsdale Street
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08:25AMLondon Gatwick Airport1h30 09:55AMGlasgow International Airport
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08:55AMLondon Gatwick Airport1h30 10:25AMGlasgow International Airport
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08:50AMLondon Luton Airport1h20 10:10AMGlasgow International Airport
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Travel Information between London and Carlisle

distanceDistance260 miles (420 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 7 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $62 (€55) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlybe

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 260 miles (420 km) between London and Carlisle. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flybe among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Carlisle.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Carlisle

Travel Tips: 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 London to Carlisle.

There are 3 travel options from London to Carlisle: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Carlisle from London is by taking a bus with an average price of $6 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Carlisle:

A bus is generally $57 (€50) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $62 (€55) from London to Carlisle.

Taking a bus is about $3 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€8) for this route.

The fastest way from London to Carlisle is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 28 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Carlisle by train can take on average 4 h.

Carlisle is approximately 260 miles (420 km) away from London.

The average frequency per day from London to Carlisle is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 24 trains a day.

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

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

  • Trains most often depart from London at London Victoria and arrive in Carlisle at Carlisle.

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

  • Travel with Flybe to go to Carlisle by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flybe London to Carlisle tickets on Omio for $62 (€55).
Looking to extend your trip from London to Carlisle? Many Omio customers who go from London to Carlisle usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne or Edinburgh from Carlisle, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $6 (€5) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $62 (€55) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $9 (€8) one way on average.

But we recommend booking London 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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