Cheap train tickets from Preston to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for Dec 1

Cheapest

$15

Average

$31

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.

The average ticket from Preston to Carlisle will cost around $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.

Cheapest
09:41AMPreston1h06 10:47AMCarlisle
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$151One-way
08:15AMPreston1h06 09:21AMCarlisle
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$201One-way
10:06AMPreston1h11 11:17AMCarlisle
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$321One-way
09:04AMPreston1h08 10:12AMCarlisle
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$331One-way
09:00AMPreston1h06 10:06AMCarlisle
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$331One-way

Train schedule Preston to Carlisle

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08:15AMPreston1h06 09:21AMCarlisle
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09:00AMPreston1h06 10:06AMCarlisle
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09:04AMPreston1h08 10:12AMCarlisle
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09:41AMPreston1h06 10:47AMCarlisle
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09:53AMPreston1h06 10:59AMCarlisle
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10:06AMPreston1h11 11:17AMCarlisle
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03:58PMSalwick1h54 05:52PMCarlisle
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05:21PMSalwick1h25 06:46PMCarlisle
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06:01PMSalwick1h45 07:46PMCarlisle
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Wed
Dec 1
$15Avanti West Coast
$33National Express
Thu
Dec 2
$12Avanti West Coast
$32National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$32First Transpennine Express
$33National Express

Fastest train times from Preston to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for Dec 1

Fastest Journey

1 h 6 m

Average

1 h 18 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

126 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Preston for Carlisle every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 126 km distance in an average of 1 h 18 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 6 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 54 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:15AMPreston1h06 09:21AMCarlisle
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$201One-way
Fastest
09:53AMPreston1h06 10:59AMCarlisle
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$381One-way
Fastest
09:00AMPreston1h06 10:06AMCarlisle
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$331One-way
Fastest
09:41AMPreston1h06 10:47AMCarlisle
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$151One-way
09:04AMPreston1h08 10:12AMCarlisle
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$331One-way

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Train Information to Carlisle from Preston

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$19 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Preston to Carlisle cover the 78 miles (126 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $19 (€16), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Carlisle.

Travel Tips

Trains from Preston 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 Preston to Carlisle.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Preston to Carlisle?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Preston to Carlisle trains for as little as $12 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Preston and Carlisle?
The Preston to Carlisle train ticket price is on average $19 (€16)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Carlisle from Preston by train?
The Preston to Carlisle train distance is approximately 78 miles (126 km).
How long is a train to Carlisle from Preston on average?
The Preston to Carlisle train duration is on average 1 h 7 min, which is to be expected when traveling 78 miles (126 km) from Preston to Carlisle. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Preston to Carlisle depart from? Which Carlisle train station do I come into from Preston?

Omio customers book a train from Preston   to Carlisle   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Preston and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 companies can take me from Preston to Carlisle?
Take the Preston to Carlisle train with Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Preston and Carlisle as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Carlisle from Preston?
The average number of trains departing Preston for Carlisle is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Preston to Carlisle to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Preston to Carlisle within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $19 (€16) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Preston and Carlisle are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Preston
Carlisle
The major railway station for departures from Preston is Preston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Preston for your journey between Preston and Carlisle.