There are 4 ways to get from York to Carlisle by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from York to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$41 - $108

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carlisle National Express

$28 - $39

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from York to Thornaby
  2. Take the bus from Teesdale, Kirkdale (Teesdale Lodge Roundabout) to Eldon Square Bus Station X10
  3. Take the bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 685

$33 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from York to Carlisle 117.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from York to Carlisle is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from York to Carlisle is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between York and Carlisle is 99 miles. The road distance is 117.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from York to Carlisle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) and arriving at Carlisle via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from York to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Carlisle via Newcastle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between York, England and Carlisle, England?

You can take a train from York to Carlisle via Newcastle in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Carlisle via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 6 h 9 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from York to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Teesdale, Kirkdale (Teesdale Lodge Roundabout) to Eldon Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
simplygo.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eldon Square Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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