Carlisle to Oxford by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Carlisle to Oxford by train
Fast trains from Carlisle to Oxford take around 4 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 366 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Oxford.
1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Oxford?
Journeys between Carlisle and Oxford usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Carlisle to Oxford 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 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Oxford?
The Carlisle to Oxford train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Carlisle to Oxford train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Oxford is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 07:03 and the last train is around 23:44.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 07:02, and the last at 21:24.
What's the Carlisle to Oxford train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Carlisle to Oxford are $53.50.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $53 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $76. 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 Oxford 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 Oxford by train.
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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Oxford?
More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to Oxford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Chiltern Railways
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Oxford to Carlisle by train