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Lincoln to Carlisle by train
Fastest journey3hr 56m
Trains per day30
Avg. journey time6hr 2m
Travelling from Lincoln to Carlisle by train
Fast trains from Lincoln to Carlisle take around 3 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lincoln and Carlisle.
1. Are there direct trains from Lincoln to Carlisle?
Journeys between Lincoln and Carlisle usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Lincoln 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 25 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Lincoln to Carlisle?
The Lincoln to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lincoln to Carlisle train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Lincoln around 07:00 and the last train is around 22:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lincoln around 06:42, and the last at 21:27.
When to book Lincoln 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 Lincoln to Carlisle by train.
Which train companies operate between Lincoln and Carlisle?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lincoln to Carlisle, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- 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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