Carlisle to Oxford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:03
  • Last train
    21:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 2m

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.

Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Oxford?

Journeys between Carlisle and Oxford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 21 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 20 departures.

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.

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 20:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 07:02, and the last at 21:24.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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.

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
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • 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.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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