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Duration 2h 4m
Distance 70.3 miles
Average price £55
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Carlisle and Durham takes 2h 4m and the fastest train takes 1h 42m. There is an hourly train service from Carlisle to Durham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Newcastle

  1. Carlisle
  2. Durham
1h 40m
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£9 - £181

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carlisle and arriving at Durham. Services depart four times a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Durham is 55 miles. The road distance is 70.3 miles.

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Carlisle to Durham train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Carlisle station.

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Carlisle to Durham train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Newcastle station.

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What companies run services between Carlisle and Durham?

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Newcastle every 2 hours. Tickets cost £23 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £40
LNER
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £95
Train from Carlisle to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
ScotRail
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40

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