There are 4 ways to get from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haltwhistle
  2. Take the bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance) to Housesteads, Visitor Centre (Car park) Ad12

$10 - $15

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Bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Haltwhistle, West Road (metal bridge) 685
  2. Take the bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance) to Housesteads, Visitor Centre (Car park) Ad12

$6 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort 27.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort 27.7 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle station to Housesteads Roman Fort. However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) and arriving at Housesteads, Visitor Centre (Car park) via Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Housesteads Roman Fort is 26 miles. The road distance is 27.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station).

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Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort bus services, operated by Go North East, arrive at Housesteads, Visitor Centre (Car park) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort is 28 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Housesteads Roman Fort. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort.
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  • Distance: 25.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Housesteads Roman Fort, England?

You can take a bus from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort via Haltwhistle, West Road (metal bridge), Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance), and Housesteads, Visitor Centre (Car park) in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Haltwhistle, Railway Station (Station entrance) to Housesteads, Visitor Centre (Car park)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Haltwhistle, West Road (metal bridge)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Haltwhistle, West Road (metal bridge)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Haltwhistle, West Road (metal bridge)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Housesteads Roman Fort
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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