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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

$18 - $35

Cheapest option

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

$8 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne 59.1 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne is to bus which costs £6 - £15 and takes 2 h 17 min.

More details

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

More details

The distance between Carlisle and Newcastle upon Tyne is 85 km. The road distance is 95 km.

Get driving directions

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

More details

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

More details

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

More details

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 $21 - $35 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 UK
Email
customer.services@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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
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
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options?, Best ways to travel around Australia and Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.