Carlisle to York by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Carlisle to York by train
Fast trains from Carlisle to York take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 158 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and York.
1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to York?
Journeys between Carlisle and York usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Carlisle to York 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 48 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to York?
The Carlisle to York train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Carlisle to York train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:50 and the last train is around 23:45.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 06:25, and the last at 22:06.
What's the Carlisle to York train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Carlisle to York are $12.26.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $26 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $16. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Carlisle to York 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 York by train.
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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and York?
More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to York, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin East Coast
- 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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