Cardiff to Carlisle train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for 28 Jun

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Transport for Wales
04:35Cardiff Central3h33 08:08Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
05:39Cardiff Central3h32 09:11Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
06:35Cardiff Central3h33 10:08Carlisle
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CrossCountry
07:45Cardiff Central2h00 09:45Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
07:50Cardiff Central3h18 11:08Carlisle
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Train schedule Cardiff to Carlisle

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 28 June
Transport for Wales
04:35Cardiff Central3h33 08:08Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
05:39Cardiff Central3h32 09:11Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
06:35Cardiff Central3h33 10:08Carlisle
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CrossCountry
07:45Cardiff Central2h00 09:45Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
07:50Cardiff Central3h18 11:08Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
08:50Cardiff Central3h18 12:08Carlisle
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CrossCountry
09:45Cardiff Central2h00 11:45Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
09:56Cardiff Central3h12 13:08Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
10:52Cardiff Central3h16 14:08Carlisle
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CrossCountry
11:45Cardiff Central2h00 13:45Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
11:56Cardiff Central3h12 15:08Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
12:49Cardiff Central3h19 16:08Carlisle
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CrossCountry
13:45Cardiff Central2h00 15:45Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
13:57Cardiff Central3h11 17:08Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
14:49Cardiff Central3h19 18:08Carlisle
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CrossCountry
15:45Cardiff Central2h00 17:45Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
15:50Cardiff Central3h21 19:11Carlisle
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CrossCountry
16:45Cardiff Central2h00 18:45Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
16:50Cardiff Central3h26 20:16Carlisle
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Transport for Wales
18:55Cardiff Central27h15 22:10Carlisle
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CrossCountry
21:45Cardiff Central26h13 23:58Carlisle
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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for 28 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

5 h 11 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

380 km

It's difficult to get from Cardiff to Carlisle without changing at least once.

CrossCountry
07:45Cardiff Central2h00 09:45Carlisle
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09:45Cardiff Central2h00 11:45Carlisle
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11:45Cardiff Central2h00 13:45Carlisle
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13:45Cardiff Central2h00 15:45Carlisle
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15:45Cardiff Central2h00 17:45Carlisle
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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Carlisle

distanceDistance236 miles (380 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£135 (€150)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry

Trains from Cardiff to Carlisle cover the 236 miles (380 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 8 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £135, but the average price of train tickets is £135. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Carlisle.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Cardiff to Carlisle

For as little as £135 you can travel by train from Cardiff to Carlisle with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Cardiff and Carlisle you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Cardiff to Carlisle with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes between Cardiff and Carlisle as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Cardiff to Carlisle train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Cardiff to Carlisle on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 236 miles (380 km) journey to Carlisle from Cardiff with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

CrossCountry from Cardiff to Carlisle train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 17 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Carlisle

Travel by train to Carlisle easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Carlisle.
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Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Carlisle from Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from £135  one way.
The Cardiff to Carlisle train ticket price is on average £135  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 236 miles (380 km)  to Carlisle from Cardiff by train.
While the time it takes to travel 236 miles (380 km) between Cardiff and Carlisle can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cardiff to Carlisle is on average 5 h 8 min.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Carlisle.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Carlisle and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city centre in Carlisle.

If you're looking for trains from Cardiff to Carlisle, you can rely on CrossCountry to get you to Carlisle. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cardiff to Carlisle trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Carlisle is 19 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Cardiff to Carlisle leaves at 05: 54. The last train departing from Cardiff to Carlisle leaves at 12: 57. You can find the latest Cardiff to Carlisle train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cardiff to Carlisle is on average £135 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Carlisle from Cardiff available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Carlisle
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your trip to Carlisle from Cardiff.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)

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