There are 3 ways to get from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

$18 - $30

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Bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station) 685

$10 - $19

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Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne 59.1 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £7 - £15 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) station and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station) station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carlisle and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Newcastle upon Tyne is 53 miles. The road distance is 59.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £14 - £23.

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The train from Carlisle to Newcastle takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station).

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Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £14 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £15 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. ScotRail also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Arriva Northumbria operates a bus from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne every 2 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Outside St James Metro Station).

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Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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