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

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Average journey time: 9 hours 58 mins

Helmsdale Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station

Leave at 10:15 and arrive at 20:05
Journey time 09:50
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with ScotRail to Inverness

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

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Perth

  • Aviemore Rail Station
  • Kingussie Rail Station
  • Dalwhinnie Rail Station
  • Pitlochry Rail Station
  • Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station
  • Perth Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Haymarket

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

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Carlisle

  • Carlisle Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Helmsdale Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station

Leave at 17:44 and arrive at 05:42
Journey time 11:58
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with ScotRail to Inverness

  • Brora Rail Station
  • Dunrobin Castle Rail Station
  • Golspie Rail Station
  • Rogart Rail Station
  • Lairg Rail Station
  • Invershin Rail Station
  • Culrain Rail Station
  • Ardgay Rail Station
  • Tain Rail Station
  • Invergordon Rail Station
  • Dingwall Rail Station
  • Muir of Ord Rail Station
  • Inverness Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Glasgow Queen Street

  • Carrbridge Rail Station
  • Aviemore Rail Station
  • Kingussie Rail Station
  • Newtonmore Rail Station
  • Dalwhinnie Rail Station
  • Blair Atholl Rail Station
  • Pitlochry Rail Station
  • Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station
  • Perth Rail Station
  • Dunblane Rail Station
  • Bridge of Allan Rail Station
  • Stirling Rail Station
  • Glasgow Queen Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Glasgow Central Rail Station

  • Glasgow Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Carlisle

  • Carlisle Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Helmsdale Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station

Leave at 08:00 and arrive at 16:06
Journey time 08:06
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with ScotRail to Inverness

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

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Haymarket

  • Aviemore Rail Station
  • Kingussie Rail Station
  • Pitlochry Rail Station
  • Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station
  • Perth Rail Station
  • Markinch Rail Station
  • Kirkcaldy Rail Station
  • Edinburgh Gateway Rail Station
  • Haymarket Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Carlisle

  • Carlisle Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Carlisle Rail Station to Helmsdale 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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