Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Carlisle

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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 Southampton to Carlisle will cost around $ 169 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 169.

Cross Country
07:12AMSouthampton6h47 01:59PMCarlisle
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Train schedule from Southampton to Carlisle

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May 18
$169Cross Country
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May 20
$117Avanti West Coast
$54National Express
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May 21
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$72National Express
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May 22
$171Cross Country
$77National Express
May 23
$170Cross Country
$72National Express
May 24
$82Avanti West Coast
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Fastest train times from Southampton to Carlisle

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Fastest Journey

6 h 47 m


6 h 47 m

Trains per day



456 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Southampton for Carlisle every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 456 km distance in an average of 6 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 47 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 47 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.

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07:12AMSouthampton6h47 01:59PMCarlisle
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Overview: Train from Southampton to Carlisle

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$146 (€131)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Southampton to Carlisle cover the 282 miles (455 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 55 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $82 (€73), but the average price of train tickets is $146 (€131). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Carlisle.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Southampton to Carlisle trains

Travel from Southampton to Carlisle from $82 (€73) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Carlisle from Southampton you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when traveling by train to Carlisle from Southampton. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Southampton - Carlisle journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance to Carlisle from Southampton is around 282 miles (455 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at $167 (€149). As you check the latest Southampton to Carlisle train schedule from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Carlisle safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket to Carlisle from Southampton so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: $167

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets to Carlisle from Southampton, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Southampton 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 Southampton to Carlisle.

How much does a cheap train from Southampton to Carlisle cost?

Train tickets between Southampton and Carlisle for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $82 (€73)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train from Southampton to Carlisle?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $146 (€131)  for a train ticket from Southampton to Carlisle.

How far is it from Southampton to Carlisle by train?

The train distance from Southampton to Carlisle is around 282 miles (455 km).

How long is a train to Carlisle from Southampton on average?

The Southampton to Carlisle train duration is on average 5 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 282 miles (455 km) to Carlisle from Southampton. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When traveling by train from Southampton to Carlisle, which train station in Southampton do I depart from and which train station in Carlisle do I arrive in?

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

Where do I find the Southampton train station to Carlisle? Where is the Carlisle train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Southampton Central, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Southampton. The most popular arrival train station in Carlisle, called Carlisle, is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from its city center.

What train companies offer a service from Southampton to Carlisle?

For the best Southampton to Carlisle train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Southampton and Carlisle to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there from Southampton to Carlisle?

The average number of trains departing Southampton for Carlisle is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Southampton to Carlisle? When is the last train from Southampton to Carlisle?

The first Southampton to Carlisle train departs at 7: 12 AM   and the last train from Southampton to Carlisle leaves at 10: 16 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Southampton to Carlisle on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets from Southampton to Carlisle for the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from Southampton to Carlisle within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $146 (€131) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Southampton and Carlisle are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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

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