There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cumbria by train 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  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Penrith North Lakes

$84 - $157

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cumbria 120.6 miles

$25 - $40

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Edinburgh to Cumbria 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 34 min. 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
1 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
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
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Cumbria is 154 km. The road distance is 193 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cumbria is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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