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Train Information between Leeds and Carlisle

distanceDistance94 miles (151 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Leeds to Carlisle cover the 94 miles (151 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. 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 £19, but the average price of train tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Carlisle.

Travel Tips

Trains from Leeds 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 Leeds to Carlisle.
How much do cheap trains between Leeds and Carlisle cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Leeds and Carlisle for the next 7 days starting from £19  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Leeds to Carlisle on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Leeds to Carlisle train price to come in at an average of £19  one way.
What is the distance between Leeds and Carlisle via train?
The train distance from Leeds to Carlisle is around 94 miles (151 km).
How many hours does it take from Leeds to Carlisle by train?
The train time between Leeds and Carlisle is on average 2 h 26 min  for the 94 miles (151 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Carlisle from Leeds by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Leeds and arrival train station in Carlisle?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Carlisle.

Where is the train station in Leeds? Where is the train station in Carlisle?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Carlisle and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Carlisle.

Which train companies can get me from Leeds to Carlisle?
Take the Leeds to Carlisle train with Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Carlisle from Leeds as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train to Carlisle from Leeds?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day between Leeds and Carlisle. If you’re looking for a direct train from Leeds to Carlisle, consider travelling with Northern Rail. 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 train services per day are there from Leeds to Carlisle?
The average number of trains departing Leeds for Carlisle is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Leeds to Carlisle? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Leeds to Carlisle at 08: 19   or take the last train from Leeds to Carlisle leaving at 10: 16. Look for the latest Leeds Carlisle train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I buy train tickets to Carlisle from Leeds to score the best deals?
If you purchase Leeds to Carlisle train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £19. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Leeds to Carlisle. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip to Carlisle from Leeds.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30 | Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1