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

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Train  •  2 h 44 min

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

$37 - $105

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Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Throckley Roundabout 685
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to York National Express

$19 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Leeds
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to York, Micklegate 840 / ...

$46 - $68

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 bus which costs £14 - £22 and takes 6 h 7 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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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle station to York. However, there are services departing from Carlisle, Bus Station and arriving at York via Throckley, Newburn Road - Sainsburys and Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 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 44 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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The best way to get from Carlisle to York without a car is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs £28 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Carlisle to York, including transfers.

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Carlisle to York bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Carlisle, Bus Station.

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Carlisle to York train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to York is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs £28 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £22 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to York.
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  • Distance: 99.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to York via Throckley Roundabout, Throckley, Newburn Road - Sainsburys, Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Clayton St, and Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard in around 6 h 7 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to York, Micklegate
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Throckley Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Throckley Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach North West
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station to Throckley Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Carlisle to York bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at York station.

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Carlisle to York train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to York is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Carlisle to York.

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