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

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Train  •  3 h 3 min

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

$41 - $108

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Bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from York to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express
  2. Take the bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 685

$25 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Low Ousegate (Clifford's Tower Area) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 840 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle

$44 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from York to Carlisle 117.4 miles

$25 - $40

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Carlisle station. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station and Hexham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 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 3 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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The best way to get from York to Carlisle without a car is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs .

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

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York to Carlisle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from York station.

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York to Carlisle train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from York station.

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The best way to get from York to Carlisle is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 46 min.

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York to Carlisle bus services, operated by Arriva Northumbria, arrive at Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station).

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York to Carlisle train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Map of how to get from York to Carlisle.
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  • Distance: 99.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Carlisle via Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station, and Hexham, Bus Station in around 5 h 46 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
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Low Ousegate (Clifford's Tower Area) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
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 York to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach North West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hexham, Bus Station to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between York to Carlisle is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from York to Carlisle.

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