There are 4 ways to get from Doncaster to Carlisle by train 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.

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Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 28 min

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

$43 - $115

3 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  3 h 51 min

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

$69 - $103

Train  •  4 h 9 min

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

$48 - $102

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Doncaster to Carlisle 143.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Doncaster to Carlisle is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Doncaster to Carlisle is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Doncaster and Carlisle is 120 miles. The road distance is 143.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Doncaster to Carlisle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Doncaster to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Doncaster and arriving at Carlisle via Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Doncaster to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 120.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Doncaster to Carlisle via Newcastle in around 3 h 28 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Train from Doncaster to Leeds
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Doncaster to Leeds
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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

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