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Trip Summary

There are usually 12 daily train trips available from London to Carlisle. Traveling by train from London to Carlisle usually takes 4 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest Avanti West Coast train can make the trip in 3 hours and 17 minutes.

Distance261 mi (420 km)
Fastest train3h 17m
Lowest price€123.37
Trains per day12
Most frequent serviceAvanti West Coast
Train lines1

Which train should you take from London to Carlisle?

Avanti West Coast is the one and only train line which connects London to Carlisle. However, there are 12 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Avanti West Coast124h 3m€123.37

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between London and Carlisle is approximately 261 miles, or 420 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 17 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Trains from London to Carlisle are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs London at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 12 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from London to Carlisle.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Carlisle to London.

City Information

London

One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

Station Information

Where is the train station in London?

Main departure station: Euston railway station (Stop B)

There is one train station in London.

All train stations in London:

  • Euston railway station (Stop B)

Where is the train station in Carlisle?

Main arrival station: Carlisle Train Station

Carlisle has one train station.

Train stations in Carlisle:

  • Carlisle Train Station

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