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Getting from Edinburgh to Carlisle by train

Passing through the heart of England on your journey from Edinburgh to Carlisle, there are many interesting sights on the way. Look out for Hadrian's Wall, one of the most iconic landmarks in the UK.

The journey from Edinburgh to Carlisle is a great opportunity to discover the hidden gems in northern England.

You can travel to Carlisle from Edinburgh in an hour and 15 minutes, with tickets from £10.50

Find the cheapest train tickets from Edinburgh to Carlisle

Maximising your travel experience shouldn't mean using your entire budget on trains. That’s why we offer the most affordable train tickets available, complete with exclusive discounts for Railcard holders.

Whether you're commencing your journey during Peak, Off-Peak, or Super Off-Peak hours, our objective is to assist you in securing a ticket at an optimal price for a departure time that suits your schedule.

Moreover, if you're planning a brief escape, our array of 2 For 1 offers extends to diverse attractions and events, ensuring you can seize a deal that enhances your visit.

For frequent travellers, our offerings go beyond just tickets. Explore our assortment of season tickets, perks, and reward programmes. These are designed not only to economise your expenses but also to provide opportunities to upgrade to First Class.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

Covering 74 miles to your destination, our goal is to ensure that your hour and 15-minute journey feels smooth and effortless.

Make use of the onboard WiFi and sockets to charge your devices, enabling you to stream a film or work on your laptop throughout the trip.

Enhance your travel experience by securing advance tickets, guaranteeing not only the most economical fare but also a departure time that aligns seamlessly with your schedule.

In the event of a spontaneous trip, leverage our Live Train Journey Tracker to book a last-minute ticket.

Travelling from Edinburgh?

Edinburgh stands as a city immersed in cultural richness. From the beauty of Edinburgh Castle to the bustling Royal Mile, the city centre is bursting with atmosphere.

Meandering through cobbled streets, admiring Georgian architecture and exploring UNESCO World Heritage Sites, every step is an experience.

Going beyond its historical gems, Edinburgh has evolved into a modern metropolis pulsating with a dynamic arts scene, notably showcased in the renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival held every summer.

The city is alive with activity, boasting well-known bars and exceptional restaurants. There are also vibrant music venues like the O2 Academy or Usher Hall.

Edinburgh's natural attractions are equally enthralling, with the prominent Arthur's Seat offering an incredible view of the city. Serving as a gateway to the picturesque Scottish Highlands, the city provides outdoor enthusiasts with an array of adventures.

Whether you are drawn to history, modern culture or nature, Edinburgh's inviting charm positions it as an ideal destination for a weekend getaway or a relaxing staycation.

Travelling to Carlisle?

Nestled on the border of England and Scotland, Carlisle showcases a captivating history entwined with Hadrian's Wall and Carlisle Castle.

Expanding beyond its historical roots, Carlisle flourishes as a modern city, pulsating with a vibrant café culture and bustling retail scene.

The city provides convenient gateways to natural marvels such as Solway Coast and Lake District National Park.

With diverse transportation options, including road, rail, and buses, there are ample choices for travel. Whether your interests lean towards history, culture, or nature, Carlisle's locations position it as an excellent central hub for exploring the surrounding area.

First Class service

Complimentary snacks and drinks, more legroom, and a guaranteed table and socket. First Class offers an enhanced travelling experience for much less than you might think. Learn more about First Class train tickets here.

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