Darlington to Carlisle by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 49m
  • Distance
    98 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Darlington to Carlisle by train

Fast trains from Darlington to Carlisle take around 1 hour and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 98 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Darlington and Carlisle.

1. Are there direct trains from Darlington to Carlisle?

Direct trains from Darlington to Carlisle have been found.

We usually find around 2 direct trains on the route from Darlington to Carlisle every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

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

The Darlington to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Darlington around 06:20 and the last train is around 08:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Darlington around 06:20, and the last at 20:23.

When to book Darlington to Carlisle 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 Darlington to Carlisle by train.

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Which train companies operate between Darlington and Carlisle?

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

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.