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

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

Tram, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$151 - $246

Cheapest option

Bus, line 93 bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (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

$32 - $41

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X95
  2. Take the bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Iceland (opposite Howard Arms) X95

$48 - $50

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

$380 - $550

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 - $7
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
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $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, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Carlisle, Iceland (opposite Howard Arms)
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
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
$380 - $550

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Bowness-on-Solway is 111 km. The road distance is 180 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway is to drive which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £17 - £25.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (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.

It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Solway, including transfers.