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Overview: Train from Carlisle to London

distanceDistance260 miles (420 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£66 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Carlisle to London cover the 260 miles (420 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £42, but the average price of train tickets is £66. Travellers depart most frequently from Carlisle and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Carlisle to London

Direct trains from Carlisle to London run throughout the day on most days of the week, taking up to around four and a half hours to complete the journey. On some Sundays, there are no direct services, with passengers required to change trains at least once.

Which train companies travel from Carlisle to London?

Virgin Trains operates the route between Carlisle and London. This includes those services that incorporate a single change for passengers.

How long is the train from Carlisle to London?

The precise length of the train journey from Carlisle to London depends on the day of the week and the time of day. The shortest journeys are usually on weekdays and take around three hours and twenty minutes. Slower services may take up to four and a half hours to make the journey.

How many trains are there from Carlisle to London?

Up to around 30 trains depart Carlisle for London on weekdays. Slightly fewer services operate on most weekend days and on public holidays. However, all services are spaced evenly throughout the day, with the first leaving early in the morning and the last in the early evening. The last non-direct service of the day usually leaves later in the evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Carlisle to London?

Departure train station: Carlisle Railway Station is situated in the centre of Carlisle. It has two station car parks, providing spaces for over 200 cars, including several accessible spaces. Tickets can be purchased at a daily, monthly, three-monthly or annual rate. There is also sheltered bicycle storage for up to 16 cycles, which is located on platform 8. Local buses stop nearby and there is a taxi rank just outside the station. The station's facilities include refreshment outlets, a newsagent, waiting rooms and baby changing.

Arrival train station: Euston Railway Station is located in central London, within easy travelling distance of several other mainline railways, including Kings Cross St Pancras. The station also has its own tube station, which is on the Northern and Victoria lines. Passengers needing the Circle, Metropolitan or Hammersmith & City lines can access them from the nearby Euston Square tube station. Local buses and taxis also serve the station. Alternatively, nearby Euston Square Gardens offers a cycle hire docking station. Euston Railway Station hosts an extensive range of shopping and eating outlets.

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FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains between Carlisle and London?

You can find a cheap train from Carlisle to London for some dates and times for as low as £42  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Carlisle to London?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Carlisle to London is £66  one way.

What is the distance by train from Carlisle to London?

The train distance from Carlisle to London is around 260 miles (420 km).

How many hours does it take from Carlisle to London by train?

The train time from Carlisle to London is on average 3 h 55 min  for the 260 miles (420 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Carlisle by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Carlisle to London, which train station in Carlisle do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Carlisle   and arriving in London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Carlisle to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Carlisle, which is located around 0.3 miles (544 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

Which train companies can take me to London from Carlisle?

For the best Carlisle to London train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Carlisle and London to compare what amenities they may offer.

Can I book a direct train from Carlisle to London?

Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day to London from Carlisle. If you’re looking for a direct train from Carlisle to London, consider travelling with Avanti West Coast. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

How many trains are there between Carlisle and London a day?

The average number of trains departing Carlisle for London is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Carlisle to London?

If you prefer early morning trains from Carlisle to London, the first train leaves at 08: 07. If you prefer late night trains from Carlisle to London, the last train of the day leaves at 12: 49. Omio shows you the latest train from Carlisle to London timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Carlisle and London for the best deals?

You can find a train to London from Carlisle to cost on average £66 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Carlisle to London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Carlisle
London
The major railway station for departures from Carlisle is Carlisle. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Carlisle for your trip from Carlisle to London.