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It's difficult to get from Carlisle to Manchester without changing at least once.
|Distance||101 miles (163 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||£42 (€47)|
|Train frequency||36 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 15 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti 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.
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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:
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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.
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