Folkestone Central Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 9 hours 51 mins

Folkestone Central Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station

Leave at 16:11 and arrive at 21:50
Journey time 05:39
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Southeastern to Ashford International

  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Sandling Rail Station
  • Westenhanger Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

Change for Victoria line or Northern line to Euston

  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Until 18:00 Sunday 11 April, buses are not serving this stop due to congestion from HS2 works. Use stops on Euston Road to board your bus.

Change for Avanti West Coast to Carlisle

  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Oxenholme Lake District Rail Station
  • Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
  • Carlisle Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Until 18:00 Sunday 11 April, buses are not serving this stop due to congestion from HS2 works. Use stops on Euston Road to board your bus.

Folkestone Central Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station

Leave at 22:00 and arrive at 12:03
Journey time 14:03
You will need to make 8 changes

Start with Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Folkestone West Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

Change for Victoria line to Victoria

  • Euston Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Change for Walk to Victoria Coach Station

  • Victoria Coach Station

Travel disruption notes

Buses are on diversion due to UKPN works at Elizabeth Street. Use stops on Sloane Street or Buckingham Palace Road

Change for Express bus 422 to Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Bus Station

  • Golders Green
  • Luton Airport, Old Airport Bus Station
  • Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Coventry, Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal
  • Birmingham, Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
  • Dudley (W Mids), Dudley Bus Station
  • Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Bus Station

Travel disruption notes

Buses are on diversion due to UKPN works at Elizabeth Street. Use stops on Sloane Street or Buckingham Palace Road

Change for Walk to Wolverhampton Rail Station

  • Wolverhampton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for First TransPennine Express to Carlisle

  • Preston Rail Station
  • Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
  • Carlisle Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Carlisle Rail Station to Folkestone Central Rail Station


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