Dumfries to Carlisle by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    23:59
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    37m

Travelling from Dumfries to Carlisle by train

The fastest trains from Dumfries to Carlisle take around 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 47 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dumfries and Carlisle.

Direct trains run between Dumfries and Carlisle.

We usually find around 16 direct trains on the route from Dumfries to Carlisle every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures. The duration is normally about 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Dumfries around 04:58 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dumfries around 04:58, and the last at 23:59.

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

When to book Dumfries to Carlisle 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 Dumfries to Carlisle by train.

Which trains operate between Dumfries and Carlisle?

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

  • Northern
  • ScotRail

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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