Edinburgh to Carlisle train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Cheapest

£12

Average

£18

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.

Avanti West Coast
05:52Edinburgh1h16 07:08Carlisle
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£121One-way
Transpennine Express
05:12Edinburgh1h21 06:33Carlisle
0 changes
£131One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh1h14 09:06Carlisle
0 changes
£141One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:00Edinburgh2h47 14:47Carlisle
0 changes
£161One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:15Edinburgh2h32 12:47Carlisle
0 changes
£211One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Carlisle

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 June
Transpennine Express
05:12Edinburgh1h21 06:33Carlisle
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Avanti West Coast
05:52Edinburgh1h16 07:08Carlisle
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Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh1h14 09:06Carlisle
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Avanti West Coast
10:15Edinburgh2h32 12:47Carlisle
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Avanti West Coast
11:52Edinburgh1h14 13:06Carlisle
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Avanti West Coast
12:00Edinburgh2h47 14:47Carlisle
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 44 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

119 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for Carlisle every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
11:52Edinburgh1h14 13:06Carlisle
0 changes
£331One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh1h14 09:06Carlisle
0 changes
£141One-way
Avanti West Coast
05:52Edinburgh1h16 07:08Carlisle
0 changes
£121One-way
Transpennine Express
05:12Edinburgh1h21 06:33Carlisle
0 changes
£131One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:15Edinburgh2h32 12:47Carlisle
0 changes
£211One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Edinburgh to Carlisle cover the 73 miles (118 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £15, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Carlisle.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 trains Edinburgh to Carlisle

Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets to Carlisle from Edinburgh from £12 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

First TransPennine Express 3

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First TransPennine Express 3 from Edinburgh to Carlisle train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 19 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Carlisle.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Carlisle from Edinburgh to cost as little as £12  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Edinburgh to Carlisle is £15  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Carlisle from Edinburgh via train to be approximately 73 miles (118 km).
While the time it takes to travel 73 miles (118 km) between Edinburgh and Carlisle can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Edinburgh to Carlisle is on average 1 h 14 min.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Carlisle.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) 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.

For the best Edinburgh to Carlisle train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Edinburgh and Carlisle to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Carlisle. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Carlisle leaves at 05: 12. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Carlisle leaves at 19: 11. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Carlisle train timetable 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 Edinburgh to Carlisle is on average £15 if you book 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 journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Edinburgh to Carlisle available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Carlisle
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip from Edinburgh to Carlisle.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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