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There are 4 ways to get from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport

$41 - $109

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Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Hamilton, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station X16

$22 - $31

2 alternative options

Train, line 4 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Prestwick Airport Stop 2 X16 / ...

$33 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station 94.5 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Prestwick Airport Stop 2 via Hamilton, Bus Station and Kilmarnock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Prestwick Intl Airport via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is 79 miles. The road distance is 94.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £30 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Carlisle station.

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Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £30 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £24 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 79 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station, Scotland?

You can take a train from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station via Glasgow Central in around 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station via Hamilton, Bus Station and Kilmarnock, Bus Station in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Northern Rail
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Prestwick Airport Stop 2
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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 Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Kilmarnock, Bus Station.

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Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Carlisle to Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station.

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