Duration 12h 2m
Distance 421 miles
Average price £242
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Carlisle and Cornwall takes 12h 2m and the fastest train takes 8h 13m. The train service runs several times per day from Carlisle to Cornwall. 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. Carlisle
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Plymouth
  4. Cornwall
9h 53m
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£179 - £296

Carlisle to Cornwall train times

Trains run five times a day between Carlisle and Cornwall. The earliest departure is at 10:08 in the morning, and the last departure from Carlisle is at 20:07 which arrives into Cornwall at 12:22. All services require a transfer, and take on average 12h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Carlisle to Cornwall? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Luxulyan via Birmingham New Street, Plymouth and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 53m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Cornwall is 320 miles. The road distance is 421 miles.

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Carlisle to Cornwall train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Carlisle station.

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Carlisle to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Par station.

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There are 2434+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at £57 per night.

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You can take a train from Carlisle to Cornwall via Birmingham New Street, Plymouth, and Par in around 9h 53m.
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