There are 10 ways to get from Carlisle to Gloucester by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester

$149 - $234

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Gloucester National Express

$26 - $35

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Train, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Hereford
  3. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) to Gloucester, Bus Station Set Down 33

$100 - $145

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Gloucester 245 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Newcastle, fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester

$82 - $270

Train to Newcastle, fly to Cardiff, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Cardiff (CWL) NCL - CWL
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester

$106 - $377

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Bristol (BRS) EDI - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester

$111 - $305

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester

$111 - $289

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester

$128 - $380

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Swindon
  4. Take the train from Swindon to Gloucester

$171 - $485

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Gloucester is to bus which costs £20 - £27 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Gloucester is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Gloucester via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to Gloucester. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Gloucester via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Gloucester is 212 miles. The road distance is 245 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Gloucester without a car is to train which takes 4 h 46 min and costs £110 - £180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Carlisle to Gloucester, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Gloucester is to train which takes 4 h 46 min and costs £110 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £27 and takes 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Gloucester.
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  • Distance: 212.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Carlisle to Gloucester via Birmingham New Street in around 4 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to Gloucester via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 7 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Swindon to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
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 50 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
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Hereford
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Swindon to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $40
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) to Gloucester, Bus Station Set Down
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Carlisle to Gloucester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gloucester station.

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Carlisle to Gloucester train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Gloucester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Gloucester is 245 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Carlisle to Gloucester.

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