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

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Gretna Green

$3 - $6

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Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Gretna, Outlet 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 costs £2 - £5 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters and arriving at Gretna, Outlet. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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

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The distance between Carlisle and Gretna Gateway is 9 miles. The road distance is 9.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £5.

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

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Carlisle to Gretna Gateway bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumberland, depart from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters station.

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Carlisle to Gretna Gateway train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £5 and takes 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway.
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  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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 Cumberland operates a bus from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 41 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumberland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Gretna, Outlet
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Cumberland
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Gretna, Outlet
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Gretna, Outlet
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
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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Carlisle to Gretna Gateway bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumberland, arrive at Gretna, Outlet station.

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Carlisle to Gretna Gateway train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Gretna Green station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Gretna Gateway is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Carlisle to Gretna Gateway.

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