From Carlisle train to Glasgow Queen Street, train to Perth, then train to Inverness. 5hrs 50min £103. From Carlisle, Bus Station (Carlisle Bus Station) bus to Buchanan Bus Station then bus to Inverness, Bus Station. 6hrs 25min. From Carlisle, Apple Tree (opposite Argos) bus to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) then bus to Inverness, Bus Station. 8hrs 10min. From Carlisle Train to Inverness. 6hrs 14min £38. From Carlisle drive to Inverness. 4hrs 21min £54. From Carlisle train to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro), train to Newcastle airport, fly to Aberdeen airport, then train to Inverness. 6hrs 54min £151. From Carlisle train to Manchester airport, fly to Inverness airport, then bus to Inverness. 6hrs 07min £120.