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

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) 574

$21 - $36

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen 44.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen 44.3 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen is to taxi which takes 49 min and costs £120 - £150.

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The distance between Carlisle and Kirkby Stephen is 60 km. The road distance is 71 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Kirkby Stephen, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Classic Coaches operates a bus from Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen twice a week. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Classic Coaches
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traveline.info
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Kirkby Stephen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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