There are 11 ways to get from Carlisle to Scotch Corner by train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, 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, bus, car ferry  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Auchinleck
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballygawley Park and Ride 273 / ...

$138 - $178

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Fly Carlisle to Belfast City, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Carlisle (CAX) to Belfast City (BHD) CAX - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Middletown Main Street

$64 - $249

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Train, bus, car ferry via Glasgow Central  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  5. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Newry Train Station

$134 - $204

Train, bus, car ferry via Glasgow Central #2  •  12 h

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  5. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Middletown Main Street 251 / ...

$129 - $196

Train, bus, car ferry #2  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Stranraer, Port Rodie X75
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  4. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street 2
  5. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Monaghan 251 / ...

$116 - $202

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Castleblayney, Castleblayney Hanratty 32 / ...

$72 - $90

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Drive from Larne to Scotch Corner

$70 - $154

Fly Carlisle to Dublin, bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Carlisle (CAX) to Dublin (DUB) CAX - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Castleblayney, Castleblayney Hanratty

$87 - $287

Train to Newcastle, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NCL - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Middletown Main Street

$72 - $187

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Middletown Main Street

$106 - $262

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Middletown Main Street

$106 - $246

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Scotch Corner is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £70 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Scotch Corner is to fly and bus which costs £65 - £220 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Scotch Corner is 166 miles.

The best way to get from Carlisle to Scotch Corner without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 11 h 48 min and costs £100 - £140.

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It takes approximately 11 h 48 min to get from Carlisle to Scotch Corner, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Carlisle Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Carlisle Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Scotch Corner. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Scotch Corner.
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  • Distance: 166 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 48 min

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Scotch Corner, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Carlisle to Scotch Corner. However, you can take the train to Auchinleck, take the walk to Auchinleck, Well Road, take the line 42 bus to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street), take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the taxi to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the bus to Ballygawley Park and Ride, take the line 932 bus to Derry Road Monaghan, then take the taxi to Scotch Corner. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carlisle to Scotch Corner via Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr Railway Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, York Street, Belfast Central Train Station, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, and Newry Train Station in around 11 h 56 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $210
Flights from Carlisle to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Auchinleck
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Auchinleck
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $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 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballygawley Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$13 - $20
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Middletown Main Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$13 - $19
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Monaghan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$14 - $21
Bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Castleblayney
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$16 - $23
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Castleblayney, Castleblayney Hanratty
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Castleblayney, Castleblayney Hanratty
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$169
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92

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