Carlisle to Bristol by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Carlisle to Bristol by train
Fast trains from Carlisle to Bristol take around 4 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 377 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Bristol.
1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Bristol?
Journeys between Carlisle and Bristol usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Carlisle to Bristol every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 27 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Bristol?
The Carlisle to Bristol train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Carlisle to Bristol train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bristol is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:43 and the last train is around 23:45.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 05:44, and the last at 23:30.
What's the Carlisle to Bristol train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Carlisle to Bristol are $50.26.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $50 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $84. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Carlisle to Bristol train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Carlisle to Bristol by train.
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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Bristol?
More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to Bristol, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Bristol to Carlisle by train