There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Carlisle by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

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

Car ferry, train via Holyhead  •  8 h 39 min

$151 - $264

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. 880
  2. National Express

$31 - $41

9 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  13 h 28 min

$74 - $193

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 2 min

$84 - $113

Fly to Carlisle  •  3 h 36 min

  1. DUB - CAX

$67 - $315

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. DUB - MAN

$83 - $218

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. DUB - GLA

$75 - $232

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. DUB - LPL

$107 - $359

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. DUB - NCL

$45 - $173

Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. DUB - EDI

$70 - $239

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. DUB - LBA

$65 - $238

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Carlisle, England?

Loganair flies from Dublin to Carlisle 4 times a week.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Dublin to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carnforth to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $75
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$64
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Carlisle is 277 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Carlisle is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 13 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Carlisle is to fly which takes 3 h 36 min and costs 55€ - 270€.

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Carlisle via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Dublin to Carlisle, including transfers.