There are 6 ways to get from Carlisle to Manchester Airport Station by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train TransPennine Express  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport

$50 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Manchester Airport National Express

$13 - $19

4 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport

$74 - $112

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Manchester Airport Station 127.7 miles

$27 - $40

Train to Glasgow, fly  •  3 h 39 min

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

$95 - $373

Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  3 h 49 min

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

$85 - $269

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Manchester Airport Station is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Manchester Airport Station is to train which costs £40 - £60 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Manchester Airport Station is 110 miles. The road distance is 127.7 miles.

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The train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport takes 2 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carlisle and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carlisle and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Manchester Airport Station, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport Station hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Carlisle to Manchester Airport Station once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Bus operators

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