Carlisle to Basingstoke by train

  • First train
    06:50
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 57m
  • Distance
    422 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Basingstoke by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Basingstoke take around 4 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 422 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Basingstoke.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Basingstoke?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Carlisle to Basingstoke 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 30 departures.

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

The Carlisle to Basingstoke train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basingstoke is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 06:50 and the last train is around 23:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 06:49, and the last at 20:09.

When to book Carlisle to Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Basingstoke?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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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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.