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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Llandudno Junction

$95 - $148

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Bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place 060
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Llandudno Junction

$29 - $41

2 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction

$79 - $122

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Conwy Castle 186.7 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Conwy Castle is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Conwy Castle is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Conwy Castle. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Llandudno Junction via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to Conwy Castle. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Llandudno Junction via Warrington Bank Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Conwy Castle is 118 miles. The road distance is 186.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Conwy Castle without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Carlisle to Conwy Castle, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Conwy Castle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Carlisle station.

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Carlisle to Conwy Castle train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Conwy Castle is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Conwy Castle.
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  • Distance: 117.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Conwy Castle, Wales?

You can take a train from Carlisle to Conwy Castle via Warrington Bank Quay and Llandudno Junction in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to Conwy Castle via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, and Llandudno Junction in around 8 h 57 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Carlisle to Conwy Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Llandudno Junction station.

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Carlisle to Conwy Castle train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Llandudno Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Conwy Castle is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Carlisle to Conwy Castle.

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There are 846+ hotels available in Conwy Castle. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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