There are 4 ways to get from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Gretna Green

$3 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road) 79 / ...

$3 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway 9.5 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway 9.5 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The distance between Carlisle and Gretna Gateway is 14 km. The road distance is 15 km.

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The train from Carlisle to Gretna Green takes 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carlisle, Market Hall and arriving at Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carlisle and arriving at Gretna Green. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Gretna Gateway, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 10 min. Northern Rail also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters (opposite Pizza Express) to Gretna, Outlet (Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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