If you want to travel from Carlisle to Glasgow Central by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Carlisle to Glasgow Central by train to take around 1 hour 52 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 1 hour 9 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 74 trains per day running on this route, which spans 85 miles (136 km). There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Glasgow Central. You can travel on this route with either Avanti West Coast, ScotRail or TransPennine Express. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
Train tickets from Carlisle to Glasgow Central start from £8.80 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Travelling during Off-Peak times or using a Railcard can also help you save money on train travel. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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The average journey time by train between Carlisle and Glasgow Central is 1 hour and 41 minutes, with around 74 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central is 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Carlisle to Glasgow Central can start from as little as £8.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Carlisle to Glasgow Central without having to change trains. There are 74 direct trains from Carlisle to Glasgow Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central leaves at 05:07. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central leaves at 22:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Carlisle to Glasgow Central cover a distance of around 85 miles (136 km) during the journey.
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