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

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Train, line 599 bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
  3. Take the line 599 bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio 599

£24 - £84

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Grasmere 39.1 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Grasmere 39.1 miles

£6 - £10

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Grasmere is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Grasmere is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Grasmere is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Grasmere without a car is to train and line 599 bus which takes 3h 14m and costs £23 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Carlisle to Grasmere, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Grasmere is 39 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Carlisle to Grasmere.

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There are 1925+ hotels available in Grasmere. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Grasmere, Cumbria, England?

There is no direct connection from Carlisle to Grasmere. However, you can take the train to Oxenholme Lake District, take the train to Windermere, take the walk to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange, then take the line 599 bus to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Grasmere.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527 575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Metro Taxis
Phone
+44 1228 522 088
KV Cars - Carlisle Taxi
Phone
+44 1228 263 646
Website
kvcars.net
Carlisle Taxis
Phone
+44 1228 247 365
Website
carlisle-taxis.com
AAA Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 808 777

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