Carlisle to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Carlisle to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£44

Average

£46

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
09:49Carlisle2h04 11:53Manchester Oxford Road
1 change
£441One-way
Cheapest
08:09Carlisle2h06 10:15Manchester Victoria
1 change
£441One-way
Cheapest
08:50Carlisle2h03 10:53Manchester Oxford Road
1 change
£441One-way
10:08Carlisle2h01 12:09Deansgate
1 change
£511One-way

Train schedule Carlisle to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 1 July
08:09Carlisle2h06 10:15Manchester Victoria
1 change
08:50Carlisle2h03 10:53Manchester Oxford Road
1 change
09:49Carlisle2h04 11:53Manchester Oxford Road
1 change
10:08Carlisle2h01 12:09Deansgate
1 change

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Fastest train times from Carlisle to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 1 m

Average

2 h 3 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

164 km

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

Fastest
10:08Carlisle2h01 12:09Deansgate
1 change
£511One-way
08:50Carlisle2h03 10:53Manchester Oxford Road
1 change
£441One-way
09:49Carlisle2h04 11:53Manchester Oxford Road
1 change
£441One-way
08:09Carlisle2h06 10:15Manchester Victoria
1 change
£441One-way

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Overview: Train from Carlisle to Manchester

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency36 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Carlisle to Manchester cover the 101 miles (163 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 47 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 36 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £42, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Carlisle and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains Carlisle to Manchester

Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) train tickets from Carlisle to Manchester from £31 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from Carlisle to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 28 h
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Carlisle and Manchester, check Omio for First TransPennine Express 3 trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 101 miles (163 km) route to Manchester from Carlisle, Omio makes it easier than ever to find First TransPennine Express 3 trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Manchester from Carlisle as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your First TransPennine Express 3 train on Omio. If you search for trains between Carlisle and Manchester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for First TransPennine Express 3 trains to Manchester from Carlisle starting at £51, buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Travel Tips: Trains from Carlisle to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Carlisle to Manchester.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Carlisle and Manchester for as low as £31  for the next 7 days.
The Carlisle to Manchester train ticket price is on average £42  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 101 miles (163 km)  to Manchester from Carlisle by train.
On average the train from Carlisle to Manchester duration is 1 h 47 min  for the 101 miles (163 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Carlisle   to Manchester Piccadilly   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Carlisle, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre of Carlisle.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city centre of Manchester.

Take the Carlisle to Manchester train with Avanti West Coast, Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Carlisle to Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 36 trains a day from Carlisle to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Carlisle to Manchester at 07: 09   or take the last train from Carlisle to Manchester leaving at 18: 34. Look for the latest Carlisle Manchester train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Carlisle to Manchester is on average £42 if you purchase 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 companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Manchester from Carlisle available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Carlisle
Manchester
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 to Manchester from Carlisle.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station

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