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Cambridge to Carlisle by train
Fastest journey4hr 50m
Trains per day38
Avg. journey time6hr 25m
Travelling from Cambridge to Carlisle by train
Fast trains from Cambridge to Carlisle take around 4 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 362 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Carlisle.
1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Carlisle?
Journeys between Cambridge and Carlisle usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Cambridge to Carlisle every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Carlisle?
The Cambridge to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cambridge to Carlisle train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:15, and the last at 23:20.
When to book Cambridge to Carlisle 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 Cambridge to Carlisle by train.
Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Carlisle?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Carlisle, 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
- Greater Anglia
- 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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