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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Durham

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street to Lanchester, Green

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Lanchester

Edinburgh to Lanchester by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Lanchester is around 2h 54m and covers a distance of around 146 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 45 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 13m. Operated by LNER, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Edinburgh to Lanchester service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Lanchester, Blue Bell Court. Typically 64 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 8m
Layover time:
45 min
Total time:
2h 54m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 13m
Journey distance:
146 miles
Services per week:
64
Cheapest price:
£19
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:48
Last service departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Lanchester train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Lanchester is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Lanchester is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Lanchester. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Bus Station and arriving at Lanchester, Green via Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Lanchester is 97 miles. The road distance is 114.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Lanchester without a car is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs £19 - £190.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Edinburgh to Lanchester, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Lanchester bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Edinburgh Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Lanchester is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs £19 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 32m.

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Edinburgh to Lanchester bus services, operated by Weardale Motor Services, arrive at Lanchester, Green station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Lanchester is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Edinburgh to Lanchester.

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  • Distance: 97.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to Durham hourly. Tickets cost £18 - £160 and the journey takes 1h 38m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Lanchester via Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street and Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street in around 4h 32m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £160
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £100
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
Megabus UK
Weardale Motor Services
Phone
+44 1388 528235
Email
angela@weardalemotorservices.co.uk
Website
weardale-travel.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Newgate Street to Lanchester, Green
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Weardale Motor Services

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