There are 4 ways to get from Carlisle to Hull by train, bus 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

Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Hull

$63 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Manchester
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Leeds City Centre, Corn Exchange (Corn Exchange Bus Point) Zap
  3. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) to Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) X62

$40 - $48

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station 685
  2. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18 X10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S X93
  4. Take the train from Scarborough to Hull

$54 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Hull 171.4 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a train from Carlisle to Hull via Leeds in around 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to Hull via Manchester, Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House), Leeds City Centre, Corn Exchange (Corn Exchange Bus Point), and Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) in around 6 h 56 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Scarborough to Hull
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Hull
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Leeds City Centre, Corn Exchange (Corn Exchange Bus Point)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) to Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
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 Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 18
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9 to Scarborough, Railway Station Stop S
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Carlisle to Hull?

The distance between Carlisle and Hull is 212 km. The road distance is 274 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Hull?

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Hull is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Carlisle to Hull?

The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Hull is to drive which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £26 - £40.

Is there a direct train between Carlisle and Hull?

No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to Hull. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Hull via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

Is there a direct bus between Carlisle and Hull?

No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Hull. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) and Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

How long does it take to get from Carlisle to Hull?

It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Carlisle to Hull, including transfers.