Taunton to Carlisle by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    22:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 7m
  • Distance
    430 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 47m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Taunton to Carlisle by train

Fast trains from Taunton to Carlisle take around 5 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 430 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Taunton and Carlisle.

1. Are there direct trains from Taunton to Carlisle?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Taunton 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 Taunton to Carlisle?

The Taunton to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Taunton around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Taunton around 06:50, and the last at 21:36.

When to book Taunton 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 Taunton to Carlisle by train.

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Which train companies operate between Taunton and Carlisle?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • Northern
  • 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.