Getting from London to Carlisle by train
Despite being over 260 miles, travelling from London to Carlisle is easy. With a scenic route carving through the British countryside, your time on the train will pass sooner than you might think.
Read a book, gaze out the window, or watch a film, it’s the perfect time to sit back and relax.
Some trains to Carlisle from London Euston may have additional stops, but the average journey takes the average journey time of three hours and 17 minutes. Tickets are from £101.00.
Find the cheapest train tickets from London to Carlisle
To help you stretch your money further, we offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to railcard holders, and senior and group travellers.
If you do find yourself commuting from London to Carlisle often, there are a range of season tickets, benefits and reward schemes that can help you save money or even upgrade to First Class.
Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak hours, we are eager to find a ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.
If you’re heading away for a short break from the bustle of the city, we offer a range of 2 For 1 offers. Make your visit even more special with money off attractions and events.
Travelling in comfort with Avanti
Embark on a swift and efficient 260-mile journey up to Carlisle, where our priority is to make your travel experience comfortable and seamless.
If you need to be productive, use our onboard WiFi to address emails or work on documents. Or use it instead to watch a film, turning the journey into leisure time.
Consider securing advance tickets, ensuring not only the most economical fare but also the flexibility to choose a departure time that aligns with your list of things to do. For last-minute trips, our Live Train Journey Tracker allows easy booking for the next available train.
Travelling from London?
The capital of the UK, London is one of the most dynamic and active cities in the world. It caters to diverse interests, offering a myriad of experiences for everyone.
Whether you're attending theatres in the West End, shopping down Oxford Street or exploring the nightlife of Soho, Brixton or Hackney, London has an endless list of things to do.
Navigating London from the London Euston station is straightforward. The station is connected by the Northern and Victoria Underground lines, facilitating easy access from every corner of the city.
Adjacent to Euston Square station, served by the Hammersmith & City, Circle, and Metropolitan lines, and complemented by multiple bus routes, the station provides comprehensive connectivity to various parts of London.
For those preparing for their journey up to Carlisle, London Euston offers an array of amenities to enhance the travel experience. There’s also free WiFi and public toilets, ensuring passengers are well-equipped and refreshed for the onward journey.
Travelling to Carlisle?
Situated at the England-Scotland border, Carlisle intertwines its historical heritage with the modernity of a contemporary city. Notable landmarks such as Hadrian's Wall, Carlisle Castle, and a thriving café culture.
In addition to its historical attractions, Carlisle serves as an excellent base for outings into the scenic Lake District. Optimal visiting months span from June to August, offering favourable weather conditions. This is much better for outdoor activities and hiking.
Transport options in Carlisle include taxis, buses, and rental cars, facilitating easy to nearby Kingmoor or southern ventures toward the captivating Lake District. You can also walk around the centre.
First Class service
When you depart from London Euston on a First Class Avanti train, you'll have full use of our First Class Lounge. The First Class Lounge is an ideal place to relax and unwind before your train departs.
It's also a great place to meet up with friends or colleagues before your journey. Here, you can enjoy a complimentary drink and use the free, fast WiFi to catch up on emails or work on your laptop. You can also relax in the comfortable seating area or watch TV.
These are the benefits of upgrading to First Class with Avanti West Coast. All this can be yours for much less than you might think. Find out everything about First Class train tickets here.