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There are 9 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  3h 55m

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

$90 - $307

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Night train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the night train from Watford Junction to Carlisle

$53 - $73

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Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  3h 34m

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

$88 - $295

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  3h 24m

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

$103 - $333

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 35m

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

$134 - $357

Fly London City to Newcastle, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newcastle (NCL) LCY - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$125 - $401

Train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle

$199 - $311

Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle National Express

$95 - $120

Drive  •  5h

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle 307.6 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle is to night train which costs £40 - £60 and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle is to fly and train which costs £75 - £260 and takes 3h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Carlisle. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Carlisle is 259 miles. The road distance is 307.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle without a car is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs £150 - £240.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs £150 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £70 - £85 and takes 6h.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 259.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Carlisle, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle hourly. Tickets cost $170 - $270 and the journey takes 3h 16m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $120 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
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
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
ScotRail
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Watford Junction to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle is 308 miles. It takes approximately 5h to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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Book your London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Carlisle bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 274+ hotels available in Carlisle. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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