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Trip Edinburgh Carlisle

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Edinburgh to Carlisle

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How to get from Edinburgh to Carlisle?

We are suggesting 6 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Edinburgh Carlisle. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Edinburgh Carlisle by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Edinburgh and Carlisle on a map as well as the route Edinburgh Carlisle and the different connecting points (Carlisle Railway Station, Carlisle Coach Station, Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, Haymarket (Edinburgh) Railway Station, Edinburgh Coach Station) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
  • Search for a hotel in Carlisle

All modes of transport Edinburgh Carlisle

For your trip from Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Carlisle (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 74 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Edinburgh-Carlisle that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express in Edinburgh. The bus will drop you off at Carlisle bus station (0.6 mi from Carlisle, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Carlisle.
The train Edinburgh Carlisle is a direct bound.
Trains of First TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains to Carlisle leave from Edinburgh Waverley railway station in Edinburgh. Arrival in Carlisle will take place at Carlisle station (0.4 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Edinburgh-Carlisle.

Which carriers to travel between Edinburgh and Carlisle?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Carlisle (England United Kingdom)
Railway companies
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Edinburgh-Carlisle with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Carlisle at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line from Edinburgh to Carlisle with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at Carlisle railway station (England United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Edinburgh-Carlisle (74.6 mi)

Stop cities from Edinburgh or cities to visit near Carlisle

When travelling from Carlisle to Edinburgh by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Lockerbie located at 58 mi from Edinburgh and 23 mi away from Carlisle, Penrith situated at 91 mi from Edinburgh and at approximately 17 mi from Carlisle (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Carlisle or back to Edinburgh, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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