There are 3 ways to get from Carlisle to Borrowdale by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 78 bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  2. Take the line 78 bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Rosthwaite, Stonethwaite road end (junction with road to Stonethwaite) 77A / ...

$20 - $35

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Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Borrowdale 37.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Borrowdale 37.4 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Borrowdale is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Borrowdale is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 50 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Borrowdale is 28 miles. The road distance is 37.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Borrowdale without a car is to bus and line 78 bus which takes 3 h 4 min and costs £15 - £27.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Carlisle to Borrowdale, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Borrowdale is 37 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Carlisle to Borrowdale.

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There are 1968+ hotels available in Borrowdale. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Borrowdale.
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  • Distance: 27.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Borrowdale, England?

You can take a bus from Carlisle to Borrowdale via Penrith North Lakes, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 3 h 4 min.

Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Rosthwaite, Stonethwaite road end (junction with road to Stonethwaite)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Borrowdale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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