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There are 4 ways to get from Grasmere to Edinburgh by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Edinburgh

$67 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith to Edinburgh National Express

$24 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus Borders Buses  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Wigton Road, Richard Rose Academy 554
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle, The Courts to Old Town, North Bridge X95

$31 - $39

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Grasmere to Edinburgh 137.2 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Grasmere to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grasmere to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grasmere to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Grasmere, Village Hall and arriving at Edinburgh via Keswick, Bus Station and Penrith. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

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The distance between Grasmere and Edinburgh is 104 miles. The road distance is 137.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Grasmere to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs £50 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Grasmere to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Grasmere to Edinburgh is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs £50 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £25 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Grasmere to Edinburgh is 137 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Grasmere to Edinburgh.

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  • Distance: 104 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Grasmere to Edinburgh 5 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Grasmere to Edinburgh once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Bus operators
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 Penrith to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Wigton Road, Richard Rose Academy
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Carlisle, The Courts to Old Town, North Bridge
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk

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