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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Line 555 bus, bus, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Field Foot) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) 888 / ...
  3. Take the train from Penrith North Lakes to Edinburgh

$54 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Penrith to Edinburgh National Express

$24 - $33

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Edinburgh

$61 - $150

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 £19 - £27 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grasmere to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 40 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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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Grasmere to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grasmere to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Field Foot) and arriving at Edinburgh via Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) and Penrith. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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There are 2409+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Grasmere to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 104 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Grasmere to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Grasmere to Edinburgh twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Penrith North Lakes to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Field Foot) to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Penrith to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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 (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Wright Bros. Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1434 381200
Email
Info@wrightbros.co.uk
Website
wrightbros.co.uk
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wrightbros.co.uk

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