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There are 5 ways to get from Carlisle to Lanchester by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Metrocentre
  2. Take the bus from Metrocentre, Coach Park to Lanchester, Green X6a

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Train via Newcastle  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Durham

Bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Denton Burn, West Road 685
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street to Lanchester, Green X6a

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Lanchester 62.4 miles

Carlisle to Lanchester by train and bus

The journey time between Carlisle and Lanchester is around 2h 5m and covers a distance of around 71 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 5m. Operated by Northern Rail, First ScotRail Service and Weardale Motor Services, the Carlisle to Lanchester service departs from Carlisle and arrives in Lanchester, Green. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 45m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
2h 5m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 5m
Journey distance:
71 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:50
Last service departs at:
08:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Carlisle to Lanchester train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Lanchester is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Carlisle to Lanchester is to drive which takes 1h 12m and costs £9 - £15.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle station to Lanchester. However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Bus Station and arriving at Lanchester, Green via Denton Burn, West Road- Denton Burn Hotel and Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Lanchester is 48 miles. The road distance is 62.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Lanchester without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Carlisle to Lanchester, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Lanchester bus services, operated by Stagecoach North West, depart from Carlisle, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Lanchester is to train via Newcastle which takes 3h 6m and costs £10 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 53m.

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Carlisle to Lanchester bus services, operated by Weardale Motor Services, arrive at Lanchester, Green station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Lanchester is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Carlisle to Lanchester.

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  • Distance: 48 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Newcastle hourly. Tickets cost £23 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 21m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to Lanchester via Denton Burn, West Road, Denton Burn, West Road- Denton Burn Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne, Monument New Bridge Street, and Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street in around 4h 53m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Metrocentre
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£22 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Metrocentre
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £95
Train from Carlisle to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Bus operators
Weardale Motor Services
Phone
+44 1388 528235
Email
angela@weardalemotorservices.co.uk
Website
weardale-travel.co.uk
Bus from Metrocentre, Coach Park to Lanchester, Green
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Weardale Motor Services
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street to Lanchester, Green
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Weardale Motor Services
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Denton Burn, West Road
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Stagecoach North West

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