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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Heysham Port by train, night train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Lancaster

£50 - £220

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Glasgow to Lancaster National Express

£18 - £25

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Night train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Lancaster

£60 - £220

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Heysham Port 165.5 miles

£25 - £40

Edinburgh to Heysham Port by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Heysham Port is around 2h 53m and covers a distance of around 178 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 33m. Operated by TransPennine Express Service, Avanti West Coast and Stagecoach North West, the Edinburgh to Heysham Port service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Heysham, Hessam Heights. Typically 106 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 53m
Fastest journey time:
2h 33m
Services per week:
106
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:12
Last service departs at:
20:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Heysham Port train, walk and bus schedules

Edinburgh → Heysham Port
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Heysham Port is to bus and night bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Heysham Port is to night train which costs £60 - £220 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Heysham Port. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Heysham, Combermere Road via Glasgow and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Heysham Port is 134 miles. The road distance is 165.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Heysham Port without a car is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs £50 - £220.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Edinburgh to Heysham Port, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Heysham Port bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Heysham Port bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Heysham Port is 166 miles. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from Edinburgh to Heysham Port.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Heysham Port. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Heysham Port.
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  • Distance: 133.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Heysham Port, Lancashire, England?

TransPennine Express Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Lancaster every 4 hours. Tickets cost £50 - £80 and the journey takes 2h 15m. Avanti West Coast also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
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
Night bus from Glasgow to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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