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

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Train  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

$18 - $30

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Bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James 685

$10 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 8m

  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 - £11 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 8m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carlisle and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 24m.

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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 1h 24m and costs £14 - £23.

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The train from Carlisle to Newcastle takes 1h 24m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at 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 1h 24m and costs £14 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

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 1h 24m. ScotRail also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Arriva Northumbria operates a bus from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 17m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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 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 1h 8m to drive from Carlisle to Newcastle upon Tyne.

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