Duration 6h 13m
Distance 233.5 miles
Average price £130
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberystwyth and Carlisle takes 6h 13m and the fastest train takes 5h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberystwyth to Carlisle. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Aberystwyth
  2. Shrewsbury
  3. Crewe
  4. Carlisle
5h 43m
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£84 - £242

Aberystwyth to Carlisle train times

Trains run every three hours between Aberystwyth and Carlisle. The service departs Aberystwyth at 19:30 in the evening, which arrives into Carlisle at 07:51. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberystwyth to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Carlisle via Shrewsbury and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Carlisle is 179 miles. The road distance is 233.5 miles.

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Aberystwyth to Carlisle train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Aberystwyth station.

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Aberystwyth to Carlisle train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Carlisle station.

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