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Travelling from Sunderland to Carlisle by train

Fast trains from Sunderland to Carlisle take around 1 hour and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 99 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Carlisle.

Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Carlisle?

Direct trains from Sunderland to Carlisle have been found.

We usually find around 2 direct trains on the route from Sunderland to Carlisle every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

How long is the train journey from Sunderland to Carlisle?

The Sunderland to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Sunderland to Carlisle train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Sunderland around 16:30 and the last train is around 17:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sunderland around 09:30, and the last at 20:30.

When to book Sunderland 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 Sunderland to Carlisle by train.

Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Carlisle?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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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