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Duration 44h 15m
Distance 1007 miles
Average price £732
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Madrid and Carlisle takes 44h 15m and the fastest train takes 39h 19m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Madrid 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. Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Barcelona-Sants
  3. Perpignan
  4. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  5. London Euston
  6. Carlisle
21h 56m
£438 - £1,068

Madrid to Carlisle train times

Trains run twice a week between Madrid and Carlisle. The earliest departure is at 06:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Madrid is at 20:40 which arrives into Carlisle at 20:51. All services require a transfer, and take on average 44h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Carlisle via Barcelona-Sants, Perpignan, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 56m.

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The distance between Madrid and Carlisle is 1007 miles.

Madrid to Carlisle train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Madrid to Carlisle train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Carlisle is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 7:55 AM in Madrid and 6:55 AM in Carlisle.

There are 221+ hotels available in Carlisle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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