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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to York

$38 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Denton Burn, West Road (Opposite Library) 685
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to York National Express

$21 - $41

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to York

$49 - $105

Train TransPennine Express  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to York

$77 - $107

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to York 117.2 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to York is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to York is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and York is 99 miles. The road distance is 117.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Carlisle to York, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle station to York. However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) and arriving at York via Denton Burn, Denton Road-West Road (Opposite Petrol Station) and Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to York. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at York via Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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

You can take a train from Carlisle to York via Newcastle in around 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to York via Denton Burn, West Road (Opposite Library), Denton Burn, Denton Road-West Road (Opposite Petrol Station), Newcastle upon Tyne, Westmorland Rd-Discovery Msm (Outside Blandford House Science Museum), and Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard in around 5 h 44 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Denton Burn, West Road (Opposite Library)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Denton Burn, West Road (Opposite Library)
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Denton Burn, West Road (Opposite Library)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

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