There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District

£51 - £210

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Penrith
  3. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Oxenholme Lake District

£28 - £71

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere 145.7 miles

£24 - £35

Fly, train  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

£55 - £169

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 41m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Bowness-on-Windermere is 111 miles. The road distance is 145.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs £50 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere.

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Ryanair and Flybe offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1746+ hotels available in Bowness-on-Windermere. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere.
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  • Distance: 111.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Bowness-on-Windermere every 4 hours. Tickets cost £45 - £65 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Virgin Trains also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £16
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £35
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £200
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £45
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Penrith
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
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National Express

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