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

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Average journey time: 8 hours 07 mins

Carlisle Rail Station to Helmsdale Rail Station

Leave at 08:16 and arrive at 16:36
Journey time 08:20
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with First TransPennine Express to Haymarket

  • Lockerbie Rail Station
  • Haymarket Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Perth

  • Edinburgh Gateway Rail Station
  • Inverkeithing Rail Station
  • Kirkcaldy Rail Station
  • Markinch Rail Station
  • Ladybank Rail Station
  • Perth Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Inverness

  • Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station
  • Pitlochry Rail Station
  • Kingussie Rail Station
  • Aviemore Rail Station
  • Inverness Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Helmsdale

  • Beauly Rail Station
  • Muir of Ord Rail Station
  • Conon Bridge Rail Station
  • Dingwall Rail Station
  • Alness Rail Station
  • Invergordon Rail Station
  • Fearn Rail Station
  • Tain Rail Station
  • Ardgay Rail Station
  • Culrain Rail Station
  • Invershin Rail Station
  • Lairg Rail Station
  • Rogart Rail Station
  • Golspie Rail Station
  • Dunrobin Castle Rail Station
  • Brora Rail Station
  • Helmsdale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Carlisle Rail Station to Helmsdale Rail Station

Leave at 13:13 and arrive at 21:08
Journey time 07:55
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with First TransPennine Express to Glasgow Central

  • Lockerbie Rail Station
  • Motherwell Rail Station
  • Glasgow Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Glasgow Queen Street Rail Station

  • Glasgow Queen Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Inverness

  • Stirling Rail Station
  • Bridge of Allan Rail Station
  • Dunblane Rail Station
  • Perth Rail Station
  • Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station
  • Pitlochry Rail Station
  • Blair Atholl Rail Station
  • Newtonmore Rail Station
  • Kingussie Rail Station
  • Aviemore Rail Station
  • Carrbridge Rail Station
  • Inverness Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Helmsdale

  • Beauly Rail Station
  • Muir of Ord Rail Station
  • Conon Bridge Rail Station
  • Dingwall Rail Station
  • Alness Rail Station
  • Invergordon Rail Station
  • Fearn Rail Station
  • Tain Rail Station
  • Ardgay Rail Station
  • Culrain Rail Station
  • Invershin Rail Station
  • Lairg Rail Station
  • Rogart Rail Station
  • Golspie Rail Station
  • Brora Rail Station
  • Helmsdale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Helmsdale Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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