Carlisle to Preston by train
Travelling from Carlisle to Preston by train
Fast trains from Carlisle to Preston take around 1 hour and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Preston?
Direct trains from Carlisle to Preston have been found.
We usually find around 66 direct trains on the route from Carlisle to Preston every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 73 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Preston?
The Carlisle to Preston train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Carlisle to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:44 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 20:36.
What's the Carlisle to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Carlisle to Preston are $7.86.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $10 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $8. 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 Preston 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 Preston by train.
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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Preston to Carlisle by train