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Duration 1h 30m
Distance 48 miles
Average price £24
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Carlisle and Sellafield takes 1h 30m and the fastest train takes 1h 24m. There is a train service every few hours from Carlisle to Sellafield. 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. Sellafield
1h 28m
£19 - £35

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carlisle and arriving at Sellafield. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Sellafield is 40 miles. The road distance is 48 miles.

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

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

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There are 158+ hotels available in Sellafield. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Carlisle and Sellafield?

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Sellafield hourly. Tickets cost £19 - £35 and the journey takes 1h 28m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Estimated price
£19 - £35

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