Carlisle to Southampton by train

  • First train
    05:44
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 19m
  • Distance
    451 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 55m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Southampton take around 5 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 451 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Southampton?

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

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Carlisle to Southampton 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 37 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Southampton?

The Carlisle to Southampton train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Carlisle to Southampton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:44 and the last train is around 23:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 05:44, and the last at 22:04.

When to book Carlisle to Southampton 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 Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Southampton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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 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.