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There are 3 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$20 - $30

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Bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James to Carlisle, Richard Rose Central Academy 685

$9 - $14

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle 60.7 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James and arriving at Carlisle, Richard Rose Central Academy. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Carlisle. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle is 53 miles. The road distance is 60.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £16 - £23.

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The train from Newcastle to Carlisle takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £16 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Carlisle, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, Arriva Northumbria operates a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Stagecoach North West also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James to Carlisle, Richard Rose Central Academy
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James to Carlisle, Richard Rose Central Academy
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Carlisle, Richard Rose Central Academy station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Carlisle.

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