Trains from Carlisle to Motherwell

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There are 20 trains per day from Carlisle to Motherwell to get you to where you need to be.

Find cheap fares with our Off-Peak tickets. These offer great value for money if you can travel outside of peak commuting hours.

A Flexipass or Season ticket would be the cheapest option if you travel on this route more than once or twice a week. Load them onto your Smartcard and you’ll never have to worry about losing your paper ticket again.

A railcard can help to stretch a budget even further. Take a look at our Railcards page to see if you are eligible for one. A railcard can save up to a third off train fares and can be used as many times as you like over the year.

Always book directly with us via our website or ScotRail app to ensure you get the best value ticket. We’ll always show you the cheapest fare available for your chosen travel time.

*All information is based on a Monday timetable.

Train journey information from Carlisle to Motherwell

How much is a train ticket from Carlisle to Motherwell?

Trains from Carlisle to Motherwell start at £13.70 one-way based on a return fare. Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Motherwell for your chosen travel times.

How long does it take to travel from Carlisle to Motherwell by train?

The average journey time from Carlisle to Motherwell is 2 hours 5 minutes. Journey times might be slightly longer on weekends and Bank Holidays. Use our online journey planner or download a timetable for more details.

How many trains a day are there from Carlisle to Motherwell?

There are up to 20 trains per day from Carlisle to Motherwell.

Are there any direct trains from Carlisle to Motherwell?

Yes! You can take the train from Carlisle to Motherwell without needing to change. Find direct trains to Motherwell with our online journey Planner.

What time is the first train from Carlisle to Motherwell?

The first train leaves at 06:48 from Carlisle to Motherwell. Buy your tickets in advance online or from our app and you’ll have one less thing to do before you board.

What time is the last train from Carlisle to Motherwell?

The last train from Carlisle to Motherwell leaves at 22:53.

Can I book assistance for my journey from Carlisle to Motherwell?


Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Carlisle and Motherwell. You’ll need to book at least 2 hours before you travel, or before 22:00 if you’re travelling early next day. You can book assistance online or by calling our Assisted Travel team on 0800 912 2901.


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