There are 4 ways to get from Carlisle to Whitehaven by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Whitehaven

$13 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Whitehaven, Duke Street (nos 39 to 40) 600

$15

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlisle to Whitehaven 38 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to Whitehaven 38 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Whitehaven is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to Whitehaven is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and Whitehaven is 35 miles. The road distance is 38 miles.

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The train from Carlisle to Whitehaven takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carlisle, Market Hall and arriving at Whitehaven, Duke Street (nos 39 to 40). Services depart three times a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carlisle and arriving at Whitehaven. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Whitehaven, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Whitehaven hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Carlisle to Whitehaven 3 times a week. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Market Hall to Whitehaven, Duke Street (nos 39 to 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carlisle to Whitehaven
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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