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Mon
Oct 25
$25Avanti West Coast
$31National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$18Avanti West Coast
$31National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$18Avanti West Coast
$31National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$25Avanti West Coast
$31National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$16Avanti West Coast
$31National Express

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Train Information to Carlisle from Edinburgh

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Edinburgh to Carlisle cover the 73 miles (118 km) long route taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $16 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Carlisle.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Travel by train to Carlisle 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 Edinburgh to Carlisle.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains between Edinburgh and Carlisle?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Edinburgh to Carlisle for the next 7 days starting from $16 (€13)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket between Edinburgh and Carlisle?
The train price from Edinburgh to Carlisle is on average $20 (€17)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Edinburgh and Carlisle by train?
The Edinburgh to Carlisle train distance is approximately 73 miles (118 km).
How many hours is the train time to Carlisle from Edinburgh?
The train time to Carlisle from Edinburgh is on average 1 h 14 min  for the 73 miles (118 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Carlisle from Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle depart from? Which Carlisle train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Carlisle.

Where is the departure train station in Edinburgh located? Where is the arrival train station in Carlisle located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Carlisle most often arrive at Carlisle and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Edinburgh to Carlisle?
For the trip from Edinburgh to Carlisle you can take a train with Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Edinburgh and Carlisle on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there from Edinburgh to Carlisle?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Edinburgh to Carlisle. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Edinburgh to Carlisle? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Edinburgh to Carlisle at 7: 12 AM   or take the last train from Edinburgh to Carlisle leaving at 10: 51 AM. Look for the latest Edinburgh to Carlisle train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I book train tickets from Edinburgh to Carlisle to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Edinburgh to Carlisle within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $20 (€17) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Carlisle from Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Carlisle
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey between Edinburgh and Carlisle.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN