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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, line 555 bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. 888 / ...
  2. 555 / ...

$17 - $38

3 alternative options

Train, line 555 bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. 555 / ...

$28 - $62

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. 39.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  53 min

  1. 39.1 miles

$8 - $13

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 21 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
$22 - $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
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Grasmere, Heaton Copper Studio (Field Foot)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Carlisle and Grasmere is 49 km. The road distance is 62 km.

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Grasmere is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Grasmere is to taxi which takes 53 min and costs £100 - £130.

It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Carlisle to Grasmere, including transfers.