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There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Airport, Newcastle Airport to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station Grn
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$24 - $34

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Bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road to Eldon Square Bus Station X78 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station 685

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle 61.1 miles

$13 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a town car from Newcastle Airport to Carlisle 61.1 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle station. However, there are services departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road and arriving at Carlisle, Bus Station via Eldon Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Airport, Newcastle Airport and arriving at Carlisle via Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) and Carlisle is 50 miles. The road distance is 61.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle without a car is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £18 - £27.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle, including transfers.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle bus services, operated by Stagecoach North East, depart from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road station.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle train services, operated by Nexus Metro, depart from Airport, Newcastle Airport station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £18 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 50 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between Newcastle Airport (NCL), England and Carlisle, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle via Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station and Newcastle in around 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle via Eldon Square Bus Station in around 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach North East
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Airport, Newcastle Airport Ponteland Road to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach North East
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Newcastle Airport to Carlisle
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Carlisle, Bus Station.

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Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL) to Carlisle.

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There are 257+ hotels available in Carlisle. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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