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Birmingham to Carlisle

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1 suggested route to go from Birmingham to Carlisle by flight, train, car, bus

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How to go from Birmingham to Carlisle ?

Trip Birmingham Carlisle

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance172 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Birmingham to Carlisle and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Birmingham Carlisle? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Fill in the date of your trip to Carlisle and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To reach your destination from Birmingham, you will travel with MegaBus, Northern Rail, National Express, Blablacar, Arriva Trains Wales, Virgin Trains, First TransPennine Express or Eastern Airways by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Birmingham to Carlisle bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Birmingham and Carlisle.

Going by bus from Birmingham to Carlisle may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Carlisle.

  • Very low prices! On the Birmingham Carlisle line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • The fleet of National Express coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Birmingham Carlisle road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Birmingham to Carlisle watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Birmingham to Carlisle are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Birmingham and Carlisle?

To get to Carlisle by bus from Birmingham, you only have the bus company National Express that serves the these two cities.

National Express Birmingham Carlisle

Bus stops in Birmingham

You will have to arrive at your Birmingham stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Carlisle' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Birmingham

Arrival bus stations in Carlisle

When you arrive in Carlisle, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Carlisle

Train Birmingham to Carlisle

Is there a direct train for the Birmingham-Carlisle route?

Indeed, the cities of Carlisle and Birmingham are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Carlisle and there may be fewer direct trains from Birmingham on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Birmingham-Carlisle train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Birmingham Carlisle

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Birmingham-Carlisle route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Birmingham Carlisle railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Virgin Trains.
Virgin Trains Birmingham Carlisle

Departure train stations in Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street

Arrival train stations in Carlisle

  • Carlisle

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Carlisle

Which airlines fly between Birmingham and Carlisle ?

The cities of Birmingham and Carlisle are not connected with a direct flight bus Eastern Airways is the airline you may take to travel to Carlisle.
Eastern Airways Birmingham Carlisle

Departure airport in Birmingham

  • BHX Birmingham International

Carpool from Birmingham to Carlisle

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Birmingham-Carlisle car journeys with others. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for Birmingham-Carlisle rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Carlisle!

Before you book your Birmingham-Carlisle ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. No need to bother about the price once you travel, everything is paid online when you book your ride.

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