Carlisle to Southport by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:44
  • Last train
    21:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 7m

Travelling from Carlisle to Southport by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Southport take around 2 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 138 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Southport.

Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Southport?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Carlisle to Southport 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 31 departures.

How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Southport?

The Carlisle to Southport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Carlisle to Southport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southport is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:44 and the last train is around 21:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 05:44, and the last at 20:09.

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

When to book Carlisle to Southport 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 Southport by train.

Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Southport?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • 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.

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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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