Trains from Bolton to Carlisle

Bolton to Carlisle train information

Bolton Carlisle train map

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Arrival Carlisle, England
Departure Bolton, England
Distance 93 Miles

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Bolton (North West England) to Carlisle (North West England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

There are 93 miles from Bolton to Carlisle. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Carlisle from Bolton, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

Best prices for Bolton to Carlisle train tickets

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Best prices for Bolton to Carlisle trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bolton and Carlisle by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Carlisle to Bolton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Bolton - Carlisle train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Bolton Carlisle train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Bolton Carlisle ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from Carlisle to Bolton (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bolton to Carlisle train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare