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Carlisle to London Euston by train

It takes an average of 4h 21m to travel from Carlisle to London Euston by train, over a distance of around 260 miles (418 km). There are normally 48 trains per day travelling from Carlisle to London Euston and tickets for this journey start from £27 when you book in advance.

First train

04:43

Last train

01:45

Departure station

Carlisle

Arrival station

London Euston

Journey time

From 3h 22m

Distance

260 miles (418 km)

Frequency

48 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £27

Train operators

Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper

Carlisle to London Euston train times

Check out the next trains departing from Carlisle to London Euston for Thursday 20th June 2024 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
01:45 On timecarlisle07:07 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedcaledonian sleeper PeakGet tickets5h 22m, 1 change
01:45 On timecarlisle07:15 On timelondon eustonPlat. 4 estimatedcaledonian sleeper PeakGet tickets5h 30m, direct
05:43 carlisle09:12 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets3h 29m, direct
06:47 carlisle10:12 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets3h 25m, direct
07:03 carlisle11:03 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets4h 0m, 1 change

Travelling by train from Carlisle to London

Want to travel from Carlisle to London by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Carlisle to London usually takes around 4h 8m but can take just 3h 19m on the fastest services, with around 48 trains running on this popular route every day. There’s no need for any changes along the way either, as there are direct trains available to your destination.

You'll be travelling with Avanti West Coast on this route. All Avanti trains come with free WiFi, power sockets, and luggage racks, as well as a bar carriage where you can buy snacks and drinks throughout your journey. If you fancy treating yourself to First Class travel during your journey, you'll enjoy wider more comfortable seating, a complimentary meal, and solo seating options.

If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times. You can also get a Railcard if you’re travelling by train more than a few times a year – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Carlisle to London with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Carlisle to London Euston? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Carlisle to London Euston take?

The average journey time by train between Carlisle and London Euston is 4 hours and 21 minutes, with around 48 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Carlisle and London Euston by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Carlisle to London Euston is 3 hours and 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Carlisle to London Euston cost?

Train ticket prices from Carlisle to London Euston can start from as little as £27 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.

Is there a direct train from Carlisle to London Euston?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Carlisle to London Euston without having to change trains. There are 48 direct trains from Carlisle to London Euston each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Carlisle to London Euston leave?

The first train from Carlisle to London Euston leaves at 04:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Carlisle to London Euston leave?

The last train from Carlisle to London Euston leaves at 01:45. 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.

What's the distance between Carlisle and London Euston by train?

Trains travelling from Carlisle to London Euston cover a distance of around 260 miles (418 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Euston to Carlisle.

Cheap train tickets from Carlisle to London Euston

Train tickets from Carlisle to London Euston start at £27 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Carlisle to London Euston is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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