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There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cumbria by train or car

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Train  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Penrith North Lakes

$78 - $155

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cumbria 120.6 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbria is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbria is to train which costs £60 - £120 and takes 1h 47m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cumbria is 96 miles. The road distance is 120.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbria without a car is to train which takes 1h 47m and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 1h 47m to get from Edinburgh to Cumbria, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Cumbria is 121 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Edinburgh to Cumbria.

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There are 1878+ hotels available in Cumbria. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cumbria.
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  • Distance: 96.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 47m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Cumbria, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Edinburgh to Cumbria every 2 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1h 34m. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110

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