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Manchester to Carlisle, CMA bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$21.80
Shortest Duration3h 10m
Trips per day10
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Manchester to Carlisle, CMA cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Manchester to Carlisle were $31.35.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Carlisle is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Manchester to Carlisle, CMA?

The distance between Manchester and Carlisle is approximately 101.51 miles, or 163.32 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Manchester to Carlisle?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Manchester to Carlisle, CMA by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Manchester to Carlisle?

On average there are 10 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Manchester to Carlisle, CMA, with an average of 10 trips per day and 10 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Manchester to Carlisle. Of the 10 trips there are 6 trips that are direct connections to Carlisle.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Manchester to Carlisle, CMA start at $24.36.

1 carriers offer Manchester to Carlisle, CMA bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Manchester to Carlisle from $21.80. There are 10 trips per day offered by National Express from Manchester to Carlisle and you can expect on average to pay $31.35 for a National Express ticket to Carlisle. In Manchester, National Express departs to Carlisle from Manchester Airport and 2 other stations. In Carlisle, National Express arrives at Bus Station,

An average trip on National Express from Manchester to Carlisle takes 4 hours and 24 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Carlisle in 3 hours and 10 minutes,

Avg. Time
4h 24m
Avg. Price
$31.35

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Carlisle will depart from these stations in Manchester:
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Manchester Coach Station
Buses from Manchester arrive in Carlisle at one main station:
  • Bus Station

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