Manchester to Carlisle train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Manchester to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for Apr 25

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 49 m

Average

2 h 1 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

164 km

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to start from $19 with an average ticket price of $49.

The fastest train from Manchester to takes 1h 49m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 1m and covers a distance of 164 km.

6 trains that leave Manchester for every day with 6 travelling directly.

Avanti West Coast
09:13AM2h36
Manchester
11:49AMCarlisle
$191One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:09AM2h09
Manchester
11:18AMCarlisle
$541One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:24AM1h54
Manchester
11:18AMCarlisle
$571One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:24AM1h49
Manchester
10:13AMCarlisle
$581One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
02:24PM1h50
Manchester
04:14PMCarlisle
$581One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Carlisle

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Manchester to Carlisle cover the 101 miles (163 km) long route taking on average 1 h 46 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $48 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Carlisle.

Train providers: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and Northern Rail (3) from Manchester to Carlisle trains

You can travel by train between Manchester and Carlisle with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and Northern Rail (3) for as low as $54 (€47). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

TransPennine Express from Manchester to Carlisle train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 49 min
  • Cheapest Price: $57

FAQs: Trains from Manchester to Carlisle

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester 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 Manchester to Carlisle.
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Carlisle can start from as little as $19 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Carlisle is $48 (€42); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to Carlisle train travel time is 1 h 46 min   for the 101 mile (163 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Carlisle leaves at 8: 24 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Carlisle leaves at 8: 25 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from Manchester to Carlisle which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Manchester to Carlisle you can take a train with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Manchester and Carlisle on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 25 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Carlisle, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Manchester to Carlisle is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Carlisle from Manchester including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Carlisle

Manchester
Carlisle
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey to Carlisle from Manchester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
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Manchester
Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road or Deansgate
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