There are 5 ways to get from Bowness-on-Solway to Edinburgh by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Edinburgh

$144 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 136-138) 101 / ...

$111 - $135

3 alternative options

Line 79 bus, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 79 bus from Dornock, Nursery House to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 79 / ...
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Edinburgh

$135 - $208

Bus, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Longtown, Grahams Arms Hotel to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X95
  2. Take the train from Galashiels to Edinburgh

$121 - $143

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Bowness-on-Solway to Edinburgh 106 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bowness-on-Solway to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bowness-on-Solway to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Bowness-on-Solway and Edinburgh is 70 miles. The road distance is 106 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Bowness-on-Solway to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Bowness-on-Solway, England and Edinburgh, Scotland?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Bowness-on-Solway to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Bowness-on-Solway to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Galashiels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dornock, Nursery House to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Longtown, Grahams Arms Hotel to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 136-138)
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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