There are 4 ways to get from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed

$58 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva Northumbria  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station 685
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square (Leaping Salmon) X15

$20 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus Borders Buses  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X95
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square (Leaping Salmon) 60 / ...

$35

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed 83.7 miles

$17 - $26

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Berwick-Upon-Tweed, England?

You can take a train from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed via Edinburgh in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed via Galashiels, Transport Interchange in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Virgin Trains East Coast
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square (Leaping Salmon)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square (Leaping Salmon)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Carlisle and Berwick-Upon-Tweed is 114 km. The road distance is 134 km.

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £13 - £20.

No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Berwick-upon-Tweed via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed. However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Market Hall and arriving at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square (Leaping Salmon) via Galashiels, Transport Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed, including transfers.