Dundee to Carlisle by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:04
  • Last train
    20:50
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 32m

Travelling from Dundee to Carlisle by train

The fastest trains from Dundee to Carlisle take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 174 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dundee and Carlisle.

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Dundee to Carlisle 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 25 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Dundee around 06:04 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dundee around 06:32, and the last at 21:54.

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

When to book Dundee 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 Dundee to Carlisle by train.

Which trains operate between Dundee and Carlisle?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • ScotRail
  • 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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