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Paisley to Carlisle by train

  • First train
    06:02
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 35m
  • Distance
    142 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    45
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Paisley to Carlisle by train

Fast trains from Paisley to Carlisle take around 1 hour and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 142 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paisley and Carlisle.

1. Are there direct trains from Paisley to Carlisle?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Paisley 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 50 departures.

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

The Paisley to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Paisley around 06:02 and the last train is around 23:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paisley around 06:02, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Paisley 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 Paisley to Carlisle by train.

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Which train companies operate between Paisley and Carlisle?

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

Carlisle to Paisley 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.