From Carlisle train to Haymarket(Edinburgh) then train to Inverness. 5hrs 35min £63. From Carlisle, Bus Station (Carlisle Bus Station) line 539 bus to Buchanan Bus Station then bus to Inverness, Bus Station. 6hrs 23min £57. From Carlisle, West Tower Street (Market Hall) bus to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) then bus to Inverness, Bus Station. 8hrs 08min £63. From Carlisle drive to Inverness. 4hrs 21min £55. From Carlisle train to Newcastle (Metro), Subway to Newcastle airport, fly to Aberdeen airport, then train to Inverness. 6hrs 47min £167. From Carlisle train to Manchester airport, fly to Inverness airport, then bus to Inverness. 6hrs 14min £132.