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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle by train, bus or car

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Train via Glasgow Central

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Carlisle

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Train

  1. Take the train from Barrhead to Carlisle

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle

Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle by train

165 Weekly Trains
1h 56m Average Duration
£23 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle is to bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building and arriving at Carlisle via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Carlisle via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and City of Carlisle is 90 miles. The road distance is 103.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle without a car is to train via Glasgow Central which takes 1h 56m and costs £23 - £150.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle is to train via Glasgow Central which takes 1h 56m and costs £23 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 89.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and City of Carlisle, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle via Glasgow Central in around 1h 56m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Carlisle 3 times a day. Tickets cost £6 - £8 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Barrhead to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £70
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
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 Glasgow to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to City of Carlisle.

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