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Carlisle

Carlisle

Carlisle station
Court Square
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA1 1QZ

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Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 05:00 to 20:00
Saturday - 05:00 to 20:00
Sunday - 09:00 to 20:00

  • YES Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones YES Yes
    • First Class Lounge No
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets No
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
    • Helpline No
    • Step Free Access

      Lifts available to platforms via subway.  Alternatively there is a ramped footbridge. Staff are available to assist on request.


      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Toilets Note The National key toilets are located on Platforms 4/6; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note Ticket machines can be found in the booking hall.
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: No
      Smartcard Validator: No
  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Monday - Friday - 05:00 to 20:00
      Saturday - 05:00 to 20:00
      Sunday - 09:00 to 20:00
  • Station Information
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box YES Yes
    • Shops YES Yes
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Showers No
    • Trolley YES Yes
    • Wifi No
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Lost Property
      Operator Name: All lost property enquiries should be addressed via the customer information point.
    • Lost Property: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Information Systems DepartureScreensAnnouncementsArrivalScreens
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 54.89064626
    • Longitude -2.933810228
  • Rental Car
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note Hertz
  • Parking
    • Car Hire: Note Hertz
    • Car Parking Details Parking 1:

      The weekend Rate is also applicable on bank holidays.



      Address:
      Court Square
      Carlisle
      CA1 1QZ

      Operator Name: Virgin Trains
      Name: Station Car Park
      Spaces: 170
      Charges:
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: £12.00
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: £166.00
      ThreeMonthly: £374.00
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £1200.00
      Saturday: £5.00
      Sunday: £5.00
      Note:

      For information on how to get to the car park, plus work out the cost of your stay visit the Virgin Trains website

      Different rates apply to non rail users, please speak to a member of staff.



      Number Accessible Spaces: 7
      Accessible Spaces Note:

      Eco friendly car hire available from this station. Click here for more information.  


      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: Yes
      Open:
      Monday - Sunday - open 24h
      Url: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

      Parking 2:

      Station Car Park 2 can be found from James Street via Water Street (behind Matalan) and following the road round passing the Swimming Pool Car Park (behind Staples).  The car park is a one way system with separate entrance and exit. 



      Address:
      South George Street
      Carlisle
      Cumbria
      CA2 5AW

      Operator Name: Virgin Trains
      Name: Station Car Park 2
      Spaces: 74
      Charges:
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: £12.00
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: £166.00
      ThreeMonthly: £374.00
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £1200.00
      Saturday: £5.00
      Sunday: £5.00
      Note:

       For information on how to get to the car park, plus work out the cost of your stay, visit the Virgin Trains website.

      Different rates apply to non rail users, please speak to a member of staff



      Number Accessible Spaces: 4
      Cctv: Yes
      Open:
      Monday - Sunday - open 24h
      Url: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone YES Yes
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Carlisle station (http://btopenzone.hotspot-directory.com )
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops YES Yes
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Cycle Hire: Note PeddalpushersLonnings End, Sandy Lonning, Brampton, CA8 1RA
    • Location

      Platform 8.

    • Note

      Space for 16 cycles on Platform 8.

       

    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 16
    • Type Wheel Racks
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format  here (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/posters/CAR.pdf)
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Other transportation
    • Cycle Hire YES Yes
    • Rail Replacement Services

      Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station

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