There are 10 ways to get from Dublin to Carlisle by car ferry, train, 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 Chester  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle

£99 - £311

Cheapest option

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Newcastle (NCL) DUB - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

£31 - £125

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Car ferry, train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Carlisle

£98 - £146

Car ferry, drive  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Carlisle

£63 - £86

Fly to Carlisle  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Carlisle (CAX) DUB - CAX

£49 - £241

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle

£57 - £164

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle

£63 - £335

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle

£45 - £232

Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Edinburgh (EDI) DUB - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

£49 - £229

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) DUB - LBA
  2. Take the train from Shipley to Carlisle

£42 - £164

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Carlisle is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 150€ and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Carlisle is to fly which costs 55€ - 290€ and takes 3h 46m.

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The distance between Dublin and Carlisle is 173 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Carlisle without a car is to car ferry and train via Chester which takes 7h 43m and costs 110€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Dublin to Carlisle, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Carlisle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Loganair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Carlisle Airport.

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There are 330+ hotels available in Carlisle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 17 min and costs 5€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 173.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 43m

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

Loganair flies from Dublin to Carlisle 4 times a week.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£15 - £170
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £190
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£12 - £120
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£12 - £150
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£14 - £150
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £210
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Dublin to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£23 - £210
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
First Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
First Anytime Day Single
£60 - £90
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Train from Manchester Airport to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £24
Off-Peak Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Shipley to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £31
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £31
car
£85
Passenger
£30
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119

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