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Carlisle to Cambridge by train
Fastest journey4hr 40m
Trains per day28
Avg. journey time5hr 46m
Travelling from Carlisle to Cambridge by train
Fast trains from Carlisle to Cambridge take around 4 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 362 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Cambridge.
1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Cambridge?
Journeys between Carlisle and Cambridge usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Carlisle to Cambridge every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 31 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Cambridge?
The Carlisle to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Carlisle to Cambridge train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:44 and the last train is around 20:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 05:44, and the last at 22:06.
When to book Carlisle to Cambridge train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Carlisle to Cambridge by train.
Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Cambridge?
More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to Cambridge, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- Great Northern
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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