Carlisle to Kettering by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:02
  • Last train
    21:35
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 10m

Travelling from Carlisle to Kettering by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Kettering take around 4 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 314 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Kettering.

Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Kettering?

Journeys between Carlisle and Kettering usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Carlisle to Kettering every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Kettering?

The Carlisle to Kettering train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Carlisle to Kettering train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kettering is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 07:03 and the last train is around 21:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 07:02, and the last at 21:24.

When to book Carlisle to Kettering 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 Carlisle to Kettering by train.

Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Kettering?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • 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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