There are 4 ways to get from Carlisle to Grasmere by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre) 555 / ...

$22 - $37

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Train, bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Windermere
  3. Take the bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Field Foot) 555 / ...

$30 - $62

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Grasmere 39.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Grasmere 39.1 miles

$8 - $13

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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 £100 - £130 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 bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs £16 - £28.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min 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 2113+ hotels available in Grasmere. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Grasmere.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from Carlisle to Grasmere via Penrith North Lakes, Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance), and Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Field Foot)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Field Foot)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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