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

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Drigg

£34 - £166

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Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Drigg 146 miles

£22 - £35

Edinburgh to Drigg by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Drigg is around 4h 32m and covers a distance of around 156 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 54m. Services are operated by TransPennine Express Service, Avanti West Coast, LNER and others. Typically 59 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 32m
Fastest train time:
2h 54m
Train distance:
156 miles
Trains per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

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Last train departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Drigg train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Drigg is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Drigg is to drive. Taking this option will cost £22 - £35 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Drigg. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Drigg via Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Drigg is 110 miles. The road distance is 146 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Drigg without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £30 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Edinburgh to Drigg, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Drigg train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Drigg train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Drigg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Drigg is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Edinburgh to Drigg.

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  • Distance: 109.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Drigg via Carlisle in around 3h 52m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Advance Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130

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