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

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Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  3 h 29 min

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

$61 - $206

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Fly London Stansted to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 14 min

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

$57 - $207

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Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$87 - $248

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$131 - $343

Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle

$196 - $298

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle

$184 - $290

Train via Leeds  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle

$103 - $157

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

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

$109 - $143

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle 286.7 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle is to fly and train which costs £40 - £160 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Carlisle via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Carlisle via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Carlisle is 247 miles. The road distance is 286.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs £150 - £230.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs £150 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £110 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 247.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Carlisle, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
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
1 h 14 min
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
1 h 20 min
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
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 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 London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
ScotRail
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
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 Stansted Airport London to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle is 287 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carlisle.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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