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There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly London Gatwick to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 26 min

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

$79 - $251

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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

$84 - $227

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 45 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

$121 - $342

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 7 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

$133 - $394

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

  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

$132 - $380

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle

$188 - $309

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 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 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

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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 costs £60 - £200 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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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 South and arriving at Carlisle via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 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 Stevenage and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Carlisle is 285 miles. The road distance is 345.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs £140 - £240.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs £140 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £110 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 284.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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 Victoria, Victoria station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
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 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
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
$100 - $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 - $25
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
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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
Every 4 hours
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
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $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
$20 - $30
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
LNER
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 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 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carlisle station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle is 346 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carlisle.

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British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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