Carlisle to Paisley by train

  • First train
    06:52
  • Last train
    21:18
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 36m
  • Distance
    142 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 47m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Paisley by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Paisley take around 1 hour and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 142 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Paisley.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Paisley?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Carlisle to Paisley 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 43 departures.

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

The Carlisle to Paisley train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Paisley is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 06:52 and the last train is around 22:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 07:51, and the last at 21:50.

When to book Carlisle to Paisley 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 Paisley by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Paisley?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • ScotRail
  • 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.