Hamilton to Carlisle by train

  • First train
    07:00
  • Last train
    00:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 13m
  • Distance
    121 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hamilton to Carlisle by train

Fast trains from Hamilton to Carlisle take around 1 hour and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 121 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamilton and Carlisle.

1. Are there direct trains from Hamilton to Carlisle?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Hamilton to Carlisle 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 24 departures.

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

The Hamilton to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Hamilton around 07:00 and the last train is around 23:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamilton around 06:57, and the last at 00:34.

When to book Hamilton 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 Hamilton to Carlisle by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hamilton and Carlisle?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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.