Durham to Carlisle by train

  • First train
    06:41
  • Last train
    18:36
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 34m
  • Distance
    88 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    5
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 51m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Durham to Carlisle by train

Fast trains from Durham to Carlisle take around 1 hour and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 88 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Durham and Carlisle.

1. Are there direct trains from Durham to Carlisle?

Direct trains from Durham to Carlisle have been found.

We usually find around 3 direct trains on the route from Durham to Carlisle every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

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

The Durham to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Durham around 06:41 and the last train is around 08:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Durham around 06:41, and the last at 19:26.

When to book Durham 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 Durham to Carlisle by train.

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Which train companies operate between Durham and Carlisle?

More than one train company operates on the route from Durham 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.

Carlisle to Durham by train

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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.