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There are 4 ways to get from Carlisle to Consett by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Prudhoe

$55 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus, line 689 bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station 685
  2. Take the line 689 bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Consett, Bus Station 689

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

Train, line 689 bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Hexham
  2. Take the line 689 bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Consett, Newmarket Street 689

$15 - $23

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Consett 57.2 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Consett is to bus and line 689 bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Consett is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle station to Consett station. However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Bus Station and arriving at Consett, Bus Station via Hexham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Consett is 44 miles. The road distance is 57.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Consett without a car is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Carlisle to Consett, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Consett bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Carlisle, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Consett is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 689 bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3h 17m.

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Carlisle to Consett bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Consett, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Consett is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Carlisle to Consett.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Consett.
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  • Distance: 44.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Consett hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 1h 2m. ScotRail also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to Consett via Hexham, Bus Station in around 3h 17m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Prudhoe
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Hexham
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Prudhoe
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Carlisle to Hexham
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Consett, Newmarket Street
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Consett, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Hexham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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