London to Carlisle by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Carlisle by train
Fast trains from London to Carlisle take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 420 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Carlisle.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Carlisle?
Direct trains from London to Carlisle have been found.
We usually find around 30 direct trains on the route from London to Carlisle every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Carlisle?
The London to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Carlisle train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:53.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:05, and the last at 23:28.
What's the London to Carlisle train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Carlisle are $33.63.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $54 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $77. 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 London 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 London to Carlisle by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Carlisle?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Carlisle, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- 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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