Ayr to Carlisle by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 14m

Travelling from Ayr to Carlisle by train

Fast trains from Ayr to Carlisle take around 2 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 125 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ayr and Carlisle.

Are there direct trains from Ayr to Carlisle?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Ayr 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 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Ayr to Carlisle?

The Ayr to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Ayr to Carlisle train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Ayr around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:00. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Ayr 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 Ayr to Carlisle by train.

Which train companies operate between Ayr and Carlisle?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • 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 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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