Trains from Edinburgh to Carlisle

Edinburgh to Carlisle train information

Edinburgh Carlisle train map

Train duration 1h18m
Arrival Carlisle, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 74 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The journey from Edinburgh, situated in Scotland and Carlisle, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How much times does it take?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Carlisle from Edinburgh. The average train time from Edinburgh to Carlisle is 1h18m to cover the 74 miles.

How much does it costs?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to check the latest available offers.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Carlisle train tickets

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Best prices for Edinburgh to Carlisle trains

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

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Discount Edinburgh - Carlisle train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Edinburgh Carlisle train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Edinburgh Carlisle ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Edinburgh to Carlisle (one way journey).

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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
Edinburgh 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

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