Carlisle to Perth by train

  • First train
    05:57
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 32m
  • Distance
    170 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    45
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Perth by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Perth take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 170 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Perth.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Perth?

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

We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Carlisle to Perth 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 49 departures.

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

The Carlisle to Perth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Perth is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 05:57 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 06:52, and the last at 21:52.

When to book Carlisle to Perth 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 Perth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Perth?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • 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.