Bus tickets from Edinburgh to Carlisle

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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Edinburgh to Carlisle from various bus operators like National Express or FlixBus for the next days.
today
from £12
tomorrow
from £5
Tuesday
from £6
Wednesday
from £6
Thursday
from £6
Friday
from £18
Saturday
from £8

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    6h 0m
    19:50
    Edinburgh
    01:50
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £12
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    17:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    23:35
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £19

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    09:55
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    3h 25m
    09:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    13:20
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    17:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    23:35
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    09:55
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £6
  • National Express
    3h 25m
    09:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    13:20
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £16
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    17:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    23:35
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    09:55
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £6
  • National Express
    3h 25m
    09:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    13:20
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £16
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    17:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    23:35
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    09:55
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £6
  • National Express
    3h 25m
    09:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    13:20
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    17:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    23:35
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £17

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • National Express
    3h 25m
    09:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    13:20
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £18
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    17:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    23:35
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £20

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 20m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    09:55
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £8
  • National Express
    3h 25m
    09:55
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    13:20
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £19
  • National Express
    6h 10m
    17:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    23:35
    Carlisle
    Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £20

Frequency of bus connections between Edinburgh and Carlisle

See here how frequent the connections between Edinburgh and Carlisle are, during different times and days of the week.
Monday is the busiest day, with more than 3 daily coaches from Edinburgh to Carlisle. Friday has instead the fewest connections, with only 2 daily coaches between Edinburgh and Carlisle.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 11 coaches from Edinburgh to Carlisle, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Edinburgh and Carlisle, with 1 offers.

Facts about coaches from Edinburgh to Carlisle

Compare all providers like National Express and FlixBus that travel 2 times every day by bus from Edinburgh to Carlisle in one click! Book your bus ticket from Edinburgh to Carlisle starting from £5!

Cheapest Bus £5
Fastest Bus 3h 20m
Earliest Coach 17:25
Latest Coach 17:25
Daily Bus Connections 2 Ø
Distance 119.0 km
Coach Companies National Express and FlixBus

Cheapest coach connections from Edinburgh to Carlisle

Every day, 2 buses from 2 coach companies leave Edinburgh for Carlisle: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 19/05/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 13/05
Tuesday 14/05
Wednesday 15/05
Thursday 16/05
Friday 17/05
Saturday 18/05
Sunday 19/05
£12
Monday 20/05
£5
Tuesday 21/05
£6
Wednesday 22/05
£6
Thursday 23/05
£17
Friday 24/05
£18
Saturday 25/05
£8
Sunday 26/05
£8
Monday 27/05
£17
Tuesday 28/05
Wednesday 29/05
£8
Thursday 30/05
£6
Friday 31/05
£17
Saturday 01/06
£16
Sunday 02/06
£17
Monday 03/06
£6
Tuesday 04/06
£6
Wednesday 05/06
Thursday 06/06
Friday 07/06
Saturday 08/06
£6
Sunday 09/06

The cheapest time to travel from Edinburgh to Carlisle

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Edinburgh to Carlisle, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £5, Monday is the cheapest day for a coach from Edinburgh to Carlisle. Friday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £18.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Edinburgh to Carlisle, with £5. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £17.

How to save money travelling from Edinburgh to Carlisle

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Edinburgh to Carlisle in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Edinburgh to Carlisle, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Edinburgh to Carlisle are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Edinburgh to Carlisle

These are the most booked bus companies between Edinburgh to Carlisle from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Edinburgh and Carlisle

The map below shows you where to find all the bus stations in Edinburgh and Carlisle.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Edinburgh to Carlisle

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Edinburgh to Carlisle? Or which bus companies serve the route Edinburgh to Carlisle? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Edinburgh to Carlisle bus

How much does a Edinburgh - Carlisle coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Edinburgh - Carlisle bus trip is available from £5 and takes 3h 20m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Edinburgh to Carlisle?

The connection Edinburgh to Carlisle is offered by 2 companies with ticket prices ranging from £5 to £20. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you will get the cheapest ticket price.

How many connections are available for the Edinburgh - Carlisle route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Edinburgh to Carlisle is offered by roughly 2 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Carlisle from Edinburgh take?

The quickest coach from Edinburgh to Carlisle is provided by FlixBus and takes 3h 20m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £5. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Edinburgh to Carlisle?

The earliest bus to Carlisle departs from Edinburgh at 17:25. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Edinburgh to Carlisle?

The latest bus to Carlisle departs from Edinburgh at 17:25. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Edinburgh - Carlisle route?

Passengers looking to travel from Edinburgh to Carlisle can travel with National Express and FlixBus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Carlisle?

You can check all the direct connections between Edinburgh and Carlisle by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: National Express and FlixBus.

What can I take with me on the bus to Carlisle from Edinburgh?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you are allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Edinburgh Carlisle bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Edinburgh Carlisle bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Edinburgh to Carlisle on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Edinburgh to Carlisle

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from Edinburgh and Carlisle

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Edinburgh and from Carlisle. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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