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Carlisle to Dundee by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 22m
  • Distance
    174 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Dundee by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Dundee take around 2 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 174 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Dundee.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Dundee?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Carlisle to Dundee 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 40 departures.

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

The Carlisle to Dundee train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Dundee is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 08:10 and the last train is around 21:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 06:04, and the last at 21:38.

When to book Carlisle to Dundee 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 Dundee by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Dundee?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • 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.