There are 4 ways to get from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Annan to Carlisle

$104 - $125

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle 14.7 miles

$45 - $60

2 alternative options

Line 79 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 79 bus from Dornock, Village (Millbrae) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 79 / ...

$98 - $115

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle 14.7 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bowness-on-Solway and Carlisle is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle is to train which takes 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 79 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 26 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle is 15 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Carlisle. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Bowness-on-Solway, England and Carlisle, England?

ScotRail operates a train from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Cumberland operates a bus from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumberland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dornock, Village (Millbrae) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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