Carlisle Train Station is an 8-platform train station. The station is a crucial transport hub for the north of Cumbria and provides transport to many of the major cities across England and Scotland. It is centrally located in the centre of Carlisle with several bus and taxi links. Carlisle Train Station has a long and short stay car park and is a very short walk from the city centre.

The station has food and beverage facilities including a small café. Furthermore, customers are able to access ATM machines and ticket machines throughout the station.


There are ticket offices and adapted ticket machines. The ticket offices are open throughout the week and allow for ticket collection, help and advice, as well as ticket sales.

There is step free access to all of the platforms including a ramp to the bridge over the central tracks. Carlisle Train Station is quite small so everything is easy to navigate and there are no barriers. Additionally, there is a lift down to the underground passage out to the car park. Ramp access to trains is available.

The car park is limited in size with only 10 accessible spaces. However, there is a designated drop-off point at the main entrance to the station. Also, Carlisle Train Station has easy access from the centre of town for pedestrians.

There are many waiting rooms and seating areas for customers to use.

Furthermore, Carlisle Train Station is fitted with an induction loop and staff are always on hand to lend a hand. Information screens are displayed throughout the station.

There are disabled access toilets and some baby changing facilities within the station.

For more information and to see a map of the station, click here.

Visit a historic railway museum! See here.


Q How far is the station from Carlisle Castle?

Approximately 15 minutes by foot!

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