Carlisle to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Carlisle to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Cheapest

11

Average

33

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transpennine Express
07:16AMCarlisle1h22 08:38AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
111One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:01AMCarlisle1h17 09:18AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
211One-way
Transpennine Express
01:15PMCarlisle1h22 02:37PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
311One-way
Transpennine Express
09:17PMCarlisle1h24 10:41PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
321One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:06PMCarlisle1h16 09:22PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
361One-way

Train schedule from Carlisle to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, September 30
Transpennine Express
07:16AMCarlisle1h22 08:38AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:01AMCarlisle1h17 09:18AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:13AMCarlisle1h23 10:36AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
01:15PMCarlisle1h22 02:37PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
02:01PMCarlisle1h17 03:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
03:16PMCarlisle1h23 04:39PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
06:06PMCarlisle1h19 07:25PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:06PMCarlisle1h16 09:22PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:17PMCarlisle1h24 10:41PMEdinburgh
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Carlisle to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 16 m

Average

1 h 20 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

119 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Carlisle for Edinburgh every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:06PMCarlisle1h16 09:22PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
361One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:01AMCarlisle1h17 09:18AMEdinburgh
0 transfers
211One-way
Avanti West Coast
02:01PMCarlisle1h17 03:18PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
361One-way
Avanti West Coast
06:06PMCarlisle1h19 07:25PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
361One-way
Transpennine Express
01:15PMCarlisle1h22 02:37PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
311One-way

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Overview: Train from Carlisle to Edinburgh

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Carlisle to Edinburgh cover the 73 miles (118 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 17 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $20 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Carlisle and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 from Carlisle to Edinburgh trains

Travel between Carlisle and Edinburgh from $11 (€11) with Omio’s train partners First TransPennine Express 3! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

First TransPennine Express 3

First TransPennine Express 3 tickets from Carlisle to Edinburgh are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with First TransPennine Express 3 from Carlisle to Edinburgh all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current First TransPennine Express 3 train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 73 miles (118 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the First TransPennine Express 3 train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Carlisle to Edinburgh routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best First TransPennine Express 3 Carlisle to Edinburgh train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Edinburgh with First TransPennine Express 3!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Carlisle to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 22 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Carlisle to Edinburgh

Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Carlisle to Edinburgh.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Carlisle to Edinburgh trains for as little as $11 (€11)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $20 (€20)  for a train ticket between Carlisle and Edinburgh.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Edinburgh from Carlisle by train to be approximately 73 miles (118 km).
On average the Carlisle to Edinburgh train time is 1 h 17 min  covering the 73 miles (118 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Carlisle   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Carlisle and travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (660 m) from the train station to the city center in Edinburgh.

If you're looking for trains from Carlisle to Edinburgh, you can rely on Transpennine Express, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Carlisle to Edinburgh route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Carlisle to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Carlisle to Edinburgh train departs at 5: 49 AM   and the last train from Carlisle to Edinburgh leaves at 9: 17 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Carlisle to Edinburgh on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you book a train ticket from Carlisle to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $20 (€20) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Carlisle and Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Carlisle
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Carlisle is Carlisle. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Carlisle for your journey from Carlisle to Edinburgh.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station

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