Travel 2017-04-21T20:36:18+00:00

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BY CAR

LONDON 330 miles 5h 30 mins
BIRMINGHAM 208 miles 3h 10 mins
LIVERPOOL 137 miles 2h 10 mins
MANCHESTER 133 miles 2h 10 mins
STRANRAER 129 miles 2h 30 mins
EDINBURGH 121 miles 2h 15 mins
GLASGOW 119 miles 1h 55 mins
NEWCASTLE 81 miles 1h 30 mins
CARLISLE 23 miles 0h 25 mins

FLIGHT TRAVEL

First choice: Manchester Airport

Manchester offers many direct trains from the Airport Station to Carlisle Station (onward journey to Wigton Station 15 minutes). For even more flexibility there are trains with one change at either Piccadilly Station, Manchester or Preston Station.

First airport train outward bound 04:25
Last airport train outward bound 20:29
Manchester Airport trains number +44 (0)8457 484950
Manchester Airport website http://www.manchesterairport.co.uk
Solway Private Hire Taxis number +44 (0)1697 332310

Journey time 2 hours (direct trains)

Remember Wigton Station is your final destination with an onward 10 minute cab ride with Solway Private Hire.  Or you might want to pre book a cab via Solway Private Hire from Carlisle Station direct to Silloth.

Solway Private Hire Taxi Prices

Wigton to Silloth Car (6 passengers) £15
Wigton to Silloth People Carrier (8 passengers) £20
Carlisle to Silloth Car (6 passengers) £30
Carlisle to Silloth People Carrier (8 passengers) £40

Second Choice: Newcastle Airport

Newcastle offers a Metro Link to Newcastle where you can then catch an onward train direct to Carlisle Station (onward journey to Wigton Station 15 minutes).

First Metro Link outward bound 05:37
Last Metro Link outward bound 20:42
Metro Link information number  +44 (0)191 202 0747
Metro Link website http://www.nexus.org.uk
Solway Private Hire Taxis number +44 (0)1697 332310

Journey time 2 hours (Metro Link and Newcastle-Carlisle combined)

Remember Wigton Station is your final destination with an onward 10 minute cab ride with Solway Private Hire.  Or you might want to pre book a cab via Solway Private Hire from Carlisle Station direct to Silloth.

TRAINS

Nearest Station: Wigton

Website for national train inquiries http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Wigton Station is a 10 minute cab ride from Silloth with Solway Private Hire.  Or you might want to pre book a cab via Solway Private Hire from Carlisle Station direct to Silloth.

 

COACHES

Nearest Station: Carlisle

As a major junction for coach travel in the UK, all major cities operate coach travel to Carlisle Bus Station, as do both Manchester and Newcastle Airports.

 

FERRIES

Nearest Port: Stranraer

In addition to Stranraer, there are ferry services to Troon and Cairnryan.

 

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