There are 3 ways to get from Carlisle to Scafell Pike by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Seascale

$58 - $76

2 alternative options

Train, bus, taxi  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
  2. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888 / ...
  3. Take a taxi from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Scafell Pike

$146 - $191

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Scafell Pike 59.1 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Scafell Pike is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Scafell Pike is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Scafell Pike is 33 miles. The road distance is 59.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Scafell Pike without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Carlisle to Scafell Pike, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Scafell Pike is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Carlisle to Scafell Pike.

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There are 1916+ hotels available in Scafell Pike. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Scafell Pike.
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  • Distance: 32.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Scafell Pike, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Scafell Pike hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Bus operators
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Scafell Pike
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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