It takes an average of 4h 22m to travel from London Euston to Carlisle by train, over a distance of around 260 miles (418 km). There are normally 62 trains per day travelling from London Euston to Carlisle and tickets for this journey start from £24.80 when you book in advance.
From 3h 17m
260 miles (418 km)
62 trains per day
Direct trains available
Looking to travel from London Euston to Carlisle by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 4 hours 22 minutes to travel from London Euston to Carlisle by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 3 hours 17 minutes though. You'll usually find 62 trains per day running along the 260 miles (418 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Carlisle. Avanti West Coast are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Carlisle in no time.
To help you get great train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from London Euston to Carlisle in our Journey Planner. Just remember, as well as travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £24.80.
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The average journey time by train between London Euston and Carlisle is 4 hours and 22 minutes, with around 62 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 London Euston to Carlisle is 3 hours and 17 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London Euston to Carlisle can start from as little as £24.80 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 London Euston to Carlisle without having to change trains. There are 62 direct trains from London Euston to Carlisle each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London Euston to Carlisle leaves at 04:31. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London Euston to Carlisle leaves at 23:50. 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 London Euston to Carlisle cover a distance of around 260 miles (418 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Carlisle to London Euston.
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