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London to Carlisle

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

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How to travel from London to Carlisle ?

Trip London Carlisle

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance262 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from London to Carlisle? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Carlisle then let Vivanoda search for you. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the London - Carlisle offer that suits you best.

To travel from London, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of National Express, Northern Rail, Blablacar, First TransPennine Express, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, East Coast, FlyBE and British Airways will carry you to Carlisle.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

London to Carlisle bus

If you are looking for a bus service from London to Carlisle, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

You may still have doubts to get to Carlisle by bus. To encourage you to take the bus to Carlisle, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • Very low prices! On the London Carlisle line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • You are driven to Carlisle by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • 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 London to Carlisle watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 262 mi trip.

Coach companies on the London Carlisle trip

MegaBus and National Express are the coach companies operating the bus line London Carlisle with direct service.

MegaBus London CarlisleNational Express London Carlisle

Departure bus stations in London

Remember to arrive at the bus station in London at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. In general, the destination 'Carlisle' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express or MegaBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Arrival bus stations in Carlisle

Once the bus has arrived at Carlisle, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Carlisle

Train London to Carlisle

Is it possible to go directly by train from London to Carlisle?

Yes, the London to Carlisle route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest London-Carlisle train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train London Carlisle

The railway station bewteen London and Carlisle are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Night train London Carlisle

Instead of arriving in Carlisle at night and pay a hotel room, prefer departing London in the evenning with the comfort of a sleeper train equipped with berths.

London Carlisle railways companies

These are the 2 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Carlisle: ScotRail and Virgin Trains.
ScotRail London CarlisleVirgin Trains London Carlisle

Departure train stations in London

  • London Euston
  • London St Pancras
  • London Kings Cross

Railway stations in Carlisle

  • Carlisle

Cheap flights from London to Carlisle

Which airlines operate flights for the London Carlisle trip?

We count 5 airlines to schedule a direct service between the airport of London and the one of Carlisle: Virgin Atlantic Airways, Easyjet, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, FlyBE and British Airways.
Virgin Atlantic Airways London CarlisleEasyjet London CarlisleBiman Bangladesh Airlines London CarlisleFlyBE London CarlisleBritish Airways London Carlisle

Departure airport in London

  • LHR Heathrow
  • LGW Gatwick

Carpool from London to Carlisle

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-Carlisle ride. Instead of driving alone the car from London to Carlisle, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get London-Carlisle rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Carlisle.

When you are about to book a London-Carlisle ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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