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
Train operators ScotRail
Lowest train price from £10.10
Average train price £14.00

Which operators can I use?

The journey from Edinburgh, situated in Scotland and Carlisle, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: ScotRail.

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?

The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £10.10 one way.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Carlisle train tickets

from £10.10 MORE 1h41m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £19.00 MORE 5h02m

Edinburgh - Carlisle prices calendar

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Train times Edinburgh to Carlisle

When are the next trains to Carlisle?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Edinburgh Waverley
09:17
Carlisle
11:48
2h31m ScotRail
Edinburgh Waverley
11:15
Carlisle
13:47
2h32m ScotRail

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
Waverley
Carlisle
£10.10 18/01/2022 08:52 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Waverley
Carlisle
£10.60 18/01/2022 10:52 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Waverley
Carlisle
£12.30 18/01/2022 09:17 ScotRail 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Waverley
Carlisle
£12.30 18/01/2022 11:15 ScotRail 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Waverley
Carlisle
£18.30 18/01/2022 08:12 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Waverley
Carlisle
£18.30 18/01/2022 10:12 6 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Edinburgh Carlisle train

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.: £13.65)(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/£13.65 = 6.45. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 7 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 £13.65 £9.10 £4.55 6.46

(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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