There are 10 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle

$90 - $256

Cheapest option

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$86 - $227

8 alternative options

Train, train to Southend, fly to Carlisle  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Carlisle (CAX) SEN - CAX

$111 - $504

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$135 - $400

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$123 - $342

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$135 - $381

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle

$185 - $290

Train via Leeds  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle

$90 - $134

Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Carlisle National Express

$109 - $142

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle 345.9 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle is to fly and train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs £65 - £200.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Carlisle is 455 km. The road distance is 553 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Carlisle via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Carlisle via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Carlisle, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle via London St Pancras International LL and London Euston in around 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle via Heathrow Airport London in around 8 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $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 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin Trains East Coast
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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