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Live Timetable for Trains From/to Carlisle

Our live timetable provides real-time information about train schedules and services for passengers traveling to and from Carlisle. Check it now to plan your next journey.



TrainTimePlatformTrain OperatorStatus
to Glasgow Central20:543Avanti West Coast
to Whitehaven20:552Northern
On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)21:063Avanti West Coast
On time
to Hartlepool21:075Northern
On time
to Dumfries21:118ScotRail
On time
to Carlisle21:13-Northern
On time
to Crewe21:254Avanti West Coast
On time
to Manchester Airport21:324TransPennine Express
On time
to Glasgow Central21:533Avanti West Coast
On time
to Whitehaven22:012Northern
On time

Train Journeys to Carlisle

Located in the North West of England in the county of Cumbria, Carlisle is a vibrant city with a rich history. From its medieval castle to its amazing museums and exciting shopping scene, it makes the perfect day trip. And with trains to Carlisle taking you to the heart of the city, you can start your adventure as soon as you leave the station.

Don’t let expensive trains come in the way of your trip. With our handy tips, you can easily find cheap train tickets to Carlisle. Getting a railcard could save you 1/3 off your journey, so it’s worth checking if you’re eligible before you book your travel to Carlisle. Booking in advance is also the best way to secure cheap tickets. If you’re dates haven’t been released yet, you can even sign up to be notified when they are. Off-peak tickets also tend to be a lot cheaper, and if you’re travelling with others, there are group discounts available if you book together.

Trains to Carlisle are available from a wide range of destinations across the UK. London to Carlisle is a popular service, operated by Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper and LNER, with the fastest trains taking around 3 hours and 20 minutes. The TransPennine, ScotRail and Avanti West Coast service from Glasgow to Carlisle, which takes just over 1 hour, is also popular, as is the LNER service from Newcastle to Carlisle, with a duration of around 1 hour 20 minutes, and the TransPennine Express service from Manchester to Carlisle which takes approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.

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How to Buy Cheap Train Tickets to Carlisle

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  • Book in Advance

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    Advanced train tickets are typically the most cost-effective option for train travel. They are usually available for purchase 12 weeks before the travel date.

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  • Group Travel

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    Get a 1/3 discount on Off-Peak tickets through GroupSave if you are traveling with a group of 3 to 9 adults.

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  • Season Tickets

    Season Tickets

    A weekly or monthly train pass which includes unlimited travel between two stations. It could help you save more than 1/3 on train fares.

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  • Flexi Travel

    Flexi Travel

    8 days of unlimited travel between two stations within a 28-day period.

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FAQs about trains to Carlisle

  • Which train line goes to Carlisle?

    There are several popular train routes to Carlisle which include newcastle to carlisle,glasgow-central to carlisle,and london-euston to carlisle. These are operated by trusted companies like Northern,TransPennine Express and offer frequent services throughout the day.
  • How much is a train ticket from London to Carlisle?

    On average, prices range from london to carlisle is at US$141.77 for a Standard Class ticket. The cheapest train ticket is at US$36.24 now. It varies depending on several factors, such as the time of day, the day of the week, and how far in advance the ticket is purchased. It is recommended to book train tickets in advance to secure the best prices.
  • Which London station has trains to Carlisle?

    Some of the main London stations that have direct train routes to Carlisle include City Thameslink,Old Street,London Paddington,London Euston. Passengers can board the train at any of these stations and enjoy a comfortable journey to Carlisle.

    It is recommended to check the train schedules and departures from our train journey planner to find the most convenient option for your travel plans.