Carlisle to Bangor by train

  • First train
    05:43
  • Last train
    21:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 5m
  • Distance
    202 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Bangor by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Bangor take around 3 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 202 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Bangor.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Bangor?

Journeys between Carlisle and Bangor usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Carlisle to Bangor 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 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Bangor?

The Carlisle to Bangor train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Carlisle to Bangor train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bangor is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:43 and the last train is around 21:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 07:02, and the last at 21:34.

When to book Carlisle to Bangor 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 Bangor by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Bangor?

More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to Bangor, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Bangor to Carlisle by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.