Travel options for:
Carlisle to Ambleside
  • Train

    $40 - $62
    1. Carlisle

      33 min - 5 times a day

      $30 - $55

    2. Oxenholme Lake District

      19 min - hourly

      $4 - $6

    3. Windermere, Bus Rail

      20 min - hourly

      $2 - $4

  • Bus

    $18 - $22
    1. Carlisle, Market Hall

      58 min - 3 times a week

      $11

    2. Cockermouth

      47 min - once daily

      $7 - $11

  • Taxi

    $150 - $190
    1. Carlisle

      50 min - 42.7 miles

      $150 - $190

  • Drive

    $9 - $14
    1. Carlisle

      50 min - 42.7 miles

      $9 - $14

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From Carlisle train to Oxenholme Lake District, train to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket), then bus to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47). 1 h 53 min £39. From Carlisle, Market Hall bus to Cockermouth then bus to Ambleside. 2 h 45 min £15. From Carlisle taxi to Ambleside. 50 min £137. From Carlisle drive to Ambleside. 50 min £8.

 
 

Bus or train from Carlisle to Ambleside?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Carlisle to Ambleside hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 33 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Carlisle to Ambleside 3 times a week. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 58 min. National Express also services this route once daily.