York to Carlisle by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from York to Carlisle by train
Fast trains from York to Carlisle take around 2 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 158 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Carlisle.
1. Are there direct trains from York to Carlisle?
Journeys between York and Carlisle 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 58 departures on the route from York 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 53 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from York to Carlisle?
The York to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the York to Carlisle train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart York around 06:39 and the last train is around 21:34.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 06:43, and the last at 00:42.
What's the York to Carlisle train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from York to Carlisle are $16.90.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $60, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book York 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 York to Carlisle by train.
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Which train companies operate between York and Carlisle?
More than one train company operates on the route from York to Carlisle, 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 Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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