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There are 3 ways to get from Carlisle to Gateshead by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

£14 - £23

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Bus  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station 685

£7 - £11

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Gateshead 61.2 miles

£10 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Gateshead is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Gateshead is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carlisle, Bus Station station and arriving at Eldon Square Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carlisle and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 24m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Gateshead is 54 miles. The road distance is 61.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Gateshead without a car is to train which takes 1h 24m and costs £14 - £23.

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The train from Carlisle to Newcastle takes 1h 24m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Carlisle to Gateshead train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Gateshead is to train which takes 1h 24m and costs £14 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Gateshead.
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  • Distance: 53.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Gateshead hourly. Tickets cost £16 - £23 and the journey takes 1h 24m. ScotRail also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Arriva Northumbria operates a bus from Carlisle to Gateshead every 4 hours. Tickets cost £7 - £11 and the journey takes 2h 19m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Arriva Northumbria
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Carlisle to Gateshead bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Eldon Square Bus Station.

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Carlisle to Gateshead train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Gateshead is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Carlisle to Gateshead.

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