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.
The average ticket from Edinburgh to Carlisle will cost around £ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 11.
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1 h 13 m
1 h 35 m
Trains per day
Of the 17 trains that leave Edinburgh for Carlisle every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 119 km distance in an average of 1 h 35 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 13 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 36 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||73 miles (118 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£13 (€15)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Edinburgh to Carlisle cover the 73 miles (118 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 12 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £11, but the average price of train tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Carlisle.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arriving in Carlisle.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Carlisle, located 0.3 miles (544 m) away from the city centre.
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