Carlisle to Bath by train

  • First train
    05:44
  • Last train
    21:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 51m
  • Distance
    393 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 22m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Bath by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Bath take around 4 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 393 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Bath.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Bath?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Carlisle to Bath 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 16 departures.

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

The Carlisle to Bath train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bath is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:44 and the last train is around 21:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 07:02, and the last at 21:24.

When to book Carlisle to Bath 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 Bath by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Bath?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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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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.