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There are 5 ways to get from Carlisle to Thornhill by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 246 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  2. Take the line 246 bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Thornhill, Cross 246

$17 - $27

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Academy Street to Thornhill, Cross 236 / ...

$15 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Annan, Stance 2 79 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Annan, Stance 3 to Dumfries, Whitesands 385

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Thornhill 47.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Thornhill 47.8 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Thornhill is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Thornhill is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Thornhill. However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters and arriving at Thornhill, Cross via Annan, Stance 3 and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Thornhill is 41 miles. The road distance is 47.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to Thornhill without a car is to train and line 246 bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £12 - £21.

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

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Carlisle to Thornhill bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumberland, depart from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters station.

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Carlisle to Thornhill bus services, operated by McCalls Coaches, arrive at Dumfries, Whitesands station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Thornhill is 48 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Carlisle to Thornhill.

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There are 128+ hotels available in Thornhill. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Thornhill.
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  • Distance: 40.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Carlisle to Thornhill via Annan, Stance 3 and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Thornhill, Cross
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Academy Street to Thornhill, Cross
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Academy Street to Thornhill, Cross
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Annan, Stance 3 to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumberland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Annan, Stance 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Cumberland
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Eaten by Monsters to Annan, Stance 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Annan, Stance 3 to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
mccallscoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Thornhill
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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