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Carlisle to Lincoln by train
Fastest journey4hr 1m
Trains per day36
Avg. journey time6hr 11m
Travelling from Carlisle to Lincoln by train
Fast trains from Carlisle to Lincoln take around 4 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Lincoln.
1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Lincoln?
Journeys between Carlisle and Lincoln usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Carlisle to Lincoln 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 33 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Carlisle to Lincoln?
The Carlisle to Lincoln train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Carlisle to Lincoln train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lincoln is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:51 and the last train is around 23:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 06:25, and the last at 21:28.
When to book Carlisle to Lincoln 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 Lincoln by train.
Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Lincoln?
More than one train company operates on the route from Carlisle to Lincoln, 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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