There are 4 ways to get from Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald) by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Brampton, Shoulder of Mutton (pub) 685
  2. Take the bus from Brampton, Shoulder of Mutton (pub) to Birdoswald, Visitor Centre (English Heritage) Br3

$8 - $11

3 alternative options

Train, line 185 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haltwhistle
  2. Take the line 185 bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance) to Birdoswald, Roman Fort car park (Car Park for Birdoswald Roman Fort) 185

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald) 18.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald) 18.5 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle station to Banna (Birdoswald). However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) and arriving at Birdoswald, Visitor Centre (English Heritage) via Brampton, Shoulder of Mutton (pub). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Banna (Birdoswald) is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald) without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald), including transfers.

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Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald) bus services, operated by Stagecoach North West, arrive at Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station).

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Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald) bus services, operated by Border Rambler, arrive at Birdoswald, Visitor Centre (English Heritage) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald).

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There are 250+ hotels available in Banna (Birdoswald). Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald).
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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Banna (Birdoswald), England?

You can take a bus from Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald) via Brampton, Shoulder of Mutton (pub) and Birdoswald, Visitor Centre (English Heritage) in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Brampton, Shoulder of Mutton (pub)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Brampton, Shoulder of Mutton (pub)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Brampton, Shoulder of Mutton (pub)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Border Rambler
Phone
07510 643 084
Email
info@borderramblerbus.co.uk
Website
borderramblerbus.co.uk
Bus from Brampton, Shoulder of Mutton (pub) to Birdoswald, Visitor Centre (English Heritage)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
borderramblerbus.co.uk
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance) to Birdoswald, Roman Fort car park (Car Park for Birdoswald Roman Fort)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Banna (Birdoswald)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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