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Carlisle to Rugby by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 33m
  • Distance
    301 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 51m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlisle to Rugby by train

Fast trains from Carlisle to Rugby take around 2 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 301 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlisle and Rugby.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlisle to Rugby?

Direct trains from Carlisle to Rugby have been found.

We usually find around 4 direct trains on the route from Carlisle to Rugby every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 9 departures.

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

The Carlisle to Rugby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Rugby is usually scheduled to depart Carlisle around 10:08 and the last train is around 18:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlisle around 08:07, and the last at 20:07.

When to book Carlisle to Rugby 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 Carlisle to Rugby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlisle and Rugby?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • 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.