There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Windermere by train, car or plane

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  •  3 h 3 min

$66 - $147

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. 138.7 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. EDI - MAN

$79 - $232

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Edinburgh to Windermere every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Windermere is 176 km. The road distance is 222 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Windermere is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Windermere is to drive which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £22 - £35.

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Windermere. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Edinburgh to Windermere, including transfers.