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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent) 246 / ...

$20 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Dumfries, Loreburne Centre 2 (Shopping Centre) 79
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street) 246 / ...

$19

3 alternative options

Bus via Annan, Stance 2 (Bus Station)  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Annan, Stance 2 (Bus Station) 79
  2. Take the bus from Annan, Stance 2 (Bus Station) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) 79 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street) 246 / ...

$21

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Thornhill 47.8 miles

$150 - $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, Market Hall and arriving at Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street) via Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 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 bus which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £15 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Carlisle to Thornhill, including transfers.

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Carlisle to Thornhill bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Carlisle, Market Hall station.

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Carlisle to Thornhill bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street) station.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to Thornhill.
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  • Distance: 40.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Carlisle to Thornhill via Dumfries, Loreburne Centre 2 (Shopping Centre) and Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Dumfries, Loreburne Centre 2 (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Annan, Stance 2 (Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumberland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Annan, Stance 2 (Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Annan, Stance 2 (Bus Station) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Annan, Stance 3 (Bus Station) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
mccallscoaches.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Thornhill
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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