Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Windermere

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£24

Average

£53

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Edinburgh to Windermere will cost around £ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.

Avanti West Coast
08:00Edinburgh4h19 12:19Windermere
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£241One-way
First Transpennine Express
11:12Edinburgh2h29 13:41Windermere
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£821One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Windermere

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Avanti West Coast
08:00Edinburgh4h19 12:19Windermere
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First Transpennine Express
11:12Edinburgh2h29 13:41Windermere
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Sun
22 May
£24Avanti West Coast
£13Northern Rail
Mon
23 May
£19Avanti West Coast
£17Avanti West Coast
Tue
24 May
£16Avanti West Coast
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Wed
25 May
£16Avanti West Coast
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Thu
26 May
£17Avanti West Coast
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Fri
27 May
£20Avanti West Coast
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Sat
28 May
£20Avanti West Coast
£16Avanti West Coast

Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Windermere

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

3 h 24 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

176 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh for Windermere every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 176 km distance in an average of 3 h 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 29 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 19 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

First Transpennine Express
11:12Edinburgh2h29 13:41Windermere
0 changes
£821One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:00Edinburgh4h19 12:19Windermere
0 changes
£241One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Windermere

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£32 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or Transpennine Express

Trains from Edinburgh to Windermere cover the 109 miles (175 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Windermere.

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets between Edinburgh and Windermere cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Windermere from Edinburgh for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Edinburgh to Windermere on average?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Windermere train price to come in at an average of £32  one way.

What is the distance between Edinburgh and Windermere by train?

The distance to Windermere from Edinburgh by train is approximately 109 miles (175 km).

What is the average Edinburgh to Windermere train duration?

The Edinburgh to Windermere train duration is on average 2 h 39 min, which is to be expected when travelling 109 miles (175 km) to Windermere from Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Edinburgh to Windermere, which train station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which train station in Windermere do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Windermere.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Windermere? Where is the Windermere train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Windermere most often arrive at Windermere and need to travel around 0.2 miles (341 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Edinburgh to Windermere?

If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Windermere, you can rely on Avanti West Coast or Transpennine Express to get you to Windermere. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh to Windermere route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there to Windermere from Edinburgh?

The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Windermere is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Edinburgh to Windermere?

You can take the first train from Edinburgh to Windermere at 07: 12   or take the last train from Edinburgh to Windermere leaving at 20: 11. Look for the latest Edinburgh Windermere train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

When should I book Edinburgh Windermere train tickets to score the best deals?

If you buy Edinburgh to Windermere train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £32. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Windermere from Edinburgh. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Windermere
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip from Edinburgh to Windermere.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express