There are 4 ways to get from Gretna Green to Carlisle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Gretna Green to Carlisle

$4 - $6

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Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Gretna, Central Avenue (Annan Road) to Stanwix, Lansdowne Crescent (no.s 82 to 80) 79 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gretna Green to Carlisle 10.2 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Gretna Green to Carlisle 10.2 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Gretna Green to Carlisle is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gretna Green to Carlisle is to train which costs £3 - £5 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gretna, Central Avenue (Annan Road) and arriving at Stanwix, Lansdowne Crescent (no.s 82 to 80). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gretna Green and arriving at Carlisle. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Gretna Green and Carlisle is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Gretna Green to Carlisle without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs £3 - £5.

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The train from Gretna Green to Carlisle takes 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Gretna Green to Carlisle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumberland, depart from Gretna, Central Avenue (Annan Road) station.

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Gretna Green to Carlisle train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Gretna Green station.

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The best way to get from Gretna Green to Carlisle is to train which takes 13 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 and takes 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Gretna Green to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 9.1 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Gretna Green, Scotland and Carlisle, England?

ScotRail operates a train from Gretna Green to Carlisle hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Cumberland operates a bus from Gretna Green to Carlisle hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 32 min. Stagecoach West Scotland also services this route hourly.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Gretna Green to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumberland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gretna, Central Avenue (Annan Road) to Stanwix, Lansdowne Crescent (no.s 82 to 80)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gretna, Central Avenue (All Saints Church) to Carlisle, Earls Lane (opposite Apple Tree)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gretna Green to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Radio Taxis Carlisle
Phone
+44 1228 527575
Website
radiotaxis.org.uk
Cumbria Cabs
Phone
+44 1228 899599

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Gretna Green to Carlisle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumberland, arrive at Stanwix, Lansdowne Crescent (no.s 82 to 80) station.

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Gretna Green to Carlisle train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gretna Green to Carlisle is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Gretna Green to Carlisle.

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