There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway by tram, train, bus, car or towncar

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Tram, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams) T50
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carlisle

$145 - $231

Cheapest option

Bus, line 93 bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Carlisle
  3. Take the line 93 bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Bowness on Solway, Kings Arms (Post Office) 93

$29 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 54) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X62 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop (opposite Citadel Building) X95

$44

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway 112.5 miles

$24 - $35

Towncar  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Bowness-on-Solway 112.5 miles

$360 - $500

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Bowness on Solway, Kings Arms (Post Office) via Glasgow and Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Bowness-on-Solway is 69 miles. The road distance is 112.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway without a car is to tram and train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Bowness on Solway, Kings Arms (Post Office) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway is 112 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway.

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There are 211+ hotels available in Bowness-on-Solway. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway.
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  • Distance: 69.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Bowness-on-Solway, England?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Carlisle, and Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) in around 5 h 48 min.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) to Bowness on Solway, Kings Arms (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 54) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Irvings Travel Shop (opposite Citadel Building)
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Bowness-on-Solway
Estimated price
$360 - $500

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