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

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Average journey time: 4 hours 18 mins

Manchester Airport Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station

Leave at 20:41 and arrive at 05:07
Journey time 08:26
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Heald Green Rail Station
  • East Didsbury Rail Station
  • Mauldeth Road Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Watford Junction

  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Macclesfield Rail Station
  • Stoke-on-Trent Rail Station
  • Milton Keynes Central Rail Station
  • Watford Junction Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Caledonian Sleeper to Carlisle

  • Carlisle Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Manchester Airport Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station

Leave at 04:19 and arrive at 06:45
Journey time 02:26
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with First TransPennine Express to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for First TransPennine Express to Carlisle

  • Preston Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Oxenholme Lake District Rail Station
  • Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
  • Carlisle Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Manchester Airport Rail Station to Carlisle Rail Station

Leave at 06:10 and arrive at 08:14
Journey time 02:04
This is a direct service

Start with First TransPennine Express to Carlisle

  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station
  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station
  • Bolton Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Oxenholme Lake District Rail Station
  • Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
  • Carlisle Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Carlisle Rail Station to Manchester Airport Rail Station


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

Fequently asked questions

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