Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:07
  • Last train
    23:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 24m

Travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle by train

Fast trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle take around 2 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stoke-on-Trent and Carlisle.

Are there direct trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle?

Journeys between Stoke-on-Trent and Carlisle usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle?

The Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Stoke-on-Trent around 06:07 and the last train is around 23:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stoke-on-Trent around 06:08, and the last at 23:20.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle by train.

Which train companies operate between Stoke-on-Trent and Carlisle?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • 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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