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

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Recommended option

Train TransPennine Express  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed

$39 - $159

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Bus Arriva Northumbria  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station 685
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Castlegate Red Lion X15 / ...

$21 - $30

3 alternative options

Train via Newcastle  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Berwick-upon-Tweed

$35 - $100

Bus Borders Buses  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X95
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square 60

$21 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed 83.7 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Lindisfarne is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Lindisfarne is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Lindisfarne. However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Market Hall and arriving at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square via Galashiels, Transport Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to Lindisfarne. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Berwick-upon-Tweed via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Lindisfarne is 71 miles. The road distance is 83.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Lindisfarne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £30 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Carlisle to Lindisfarne, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Lindisfarne bus services, operated by Borders Buses, depart from Carlisle, Market Hall station.

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Carlisle to Lindisfarne train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Lindisfarne is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £30 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £21 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Lindisfarne.
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  • Distance: 70.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed via Edinburgh in around 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to Berwick-Upon-Tweed via Galashiels, Transport Interchange in around 4 h 38 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Carlisle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$23 - $35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Newcastle to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$17 - $26
1st Class
$30 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Newcastle to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Castlegate Red Lion
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Carlisle to Lindisfarne bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Golden Square station.

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Carlisle to Lindisfarne train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Berwick-upon-Tweed station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Lindisfarne is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Carlisle to Lindisfarne.

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