Lancaster to Carlisle by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    21:57
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    49m

Travelling from Lancaster to Carlisle by train

The fastest trains from Lancaster to Carlisle take around 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 94 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Carlisle.

Direct trains run between Lancaster and Carlisle.

We usually find around 61 direct trains on the route from Lancaster to Carlisle every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 52 departures. The duration is normally about 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 05:58 and the last train is around 21:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 06:54, and the last at 20:59.

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

When to book Lancaster 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 Lancaster to Carlisle by train.

Which trains operate between Lancaster and Carlisle?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • 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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