Morpeth to Carlisle by train

  • First train
    06:38
  • Last train
    21:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 45m
  • Distance
    85 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Morpeth to Carlisle by train

Fast trains from Morpeth to Carlisle take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 85 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Morpeth and Carlisle.

1. Are there direct trains from Morpeth to Carlisle?

Journeys between Morpeth and Carlisle usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Morpeth to Carlisle 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 24 departures.

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

The Morpeth to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Morpeth around 06:38 and the last train is around 20:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Morpeth around 06:43, and the last at 21:40.

When to book Morpeth 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 Morpeth to Carlisle by train.

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Which train companies operate between Morpeth and Carlisle?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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.