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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Keswick by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Penrith North Lakes
  2. Take the bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick Park Hotel X5 / ...

$52 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Penrith National Express

$20 - $26

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Keswick 123.9 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Keswick is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Keswick is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Keswick. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Keswick Park Hotel via Penrith, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 24m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Keswick is 94 miles. The road distance is 123.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Keswick without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 13m and costs £40 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3h 13m to get from Edinburgh to Keswick, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Keswick bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Keswick bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Penrith station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Keswick is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Edinburgh to Keswick.

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There are 1417+ hotels available in Keswick. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Keswick.
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  • Distance: 93.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 13m

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

National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Keswick once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

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
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station to Keswick Park Hotel
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Edinburgh to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
National Express

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