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There are 10 ways to get from Carlisle to Leinster by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry  •  14h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport X1 / ...

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Train to Newcastle, fly  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Dublin (DUB) NCL - DUB

8 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  18h 9m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Swansea
  3. Take the train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
  4. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  5. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Skerries

Train, car ferry via Manchester  •  19h 4m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen
  3. Take the train from Carmarthen to Fishguard Harbour
  4. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  5. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Skerries

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Skerries

Train to Glasgow, fly  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

Train, train to Liverpool, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool South Parkway
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

Train to Manchester, fly  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Shipley
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Leinster is to train and fly which costs £30 - £160 and takes 7h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Leinster is to train and fly which costs £35 - £230 and takes 5h 21m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Leinster is 329 km.

The best way to get from Carlisle to Leinster without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 14h 19m and costs .

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It takes approximately 14h 19m to get from Carlisle to Leinster, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Leinster. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Leinster.
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  • Distance: 328.6 km
  • Duration: 14h 19m

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Leinster, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Carlisle to Leinster. However, you can take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the walk to Belfast Stena Line Terminus, take the line 96 bus to Belfast CastleCourt, take the walk to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Zone 15, stop 7348, then take the bus to Skerries, stop 3798. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carlisle to Skerries via Crewe, Swansea, Fishguard Harbour, Fishguard, Rosslare, and Rosslare Europort in around 18h 9m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €110
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €110
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €200
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €190
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €160
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €170
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €220
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €320
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €290
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€9 - €270
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€160 - €220
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€110 - €160
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€40 - €60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€110 - €160
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Swansea
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Carmarthen to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
tfw.wales
Irish Rail
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Off-Peak Day Single
€30 - €55
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €70
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €60
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€17 - €24
Off-Peak Day Single
€29 - €45
Anytime Day Single
€35 - €60
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €60
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€17 - €24
Off-Peak Day Single
€29 - €45
Anytime Day Single
€35 - €60
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€19 - €27
Off-Peak Day Single
€30 - €55
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €70
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €75
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€20 - €29
Off-Peak Day Single
€35 - €55
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €75
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €80
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€25 - €40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€60 - €80
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€15 - €23
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€35 - €45
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
€13 - €17
Anytime Day 1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
€27 - €35
Anytime Day 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Carlisle to Shipley
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €75
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
€45 - €60
Anytime Day 1st Class
€50 - €75
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€13 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€18 - €27
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Scottish Citylink
Translink UK
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stena Line
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Stena Line

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