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from Edinburgh to Penrith

You can get from Edinburgh to Penrith by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Edinburgh to Penrith on 20 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:52Edinburgh Waverley1h29 14:21Penrith
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£151One-way
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12:52Edinburgh Waverley1h29 14:21Penrith
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£151One-way
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10:52Edinburgh Waverley2h10 13:02Penrith
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£151One-way
08:12Edinburgh Waverley1h36 09:48Penrith
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£301One-way
10:12Edinburgh Waverley1h38 11:50Penrith
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£321One-way

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Penrith

distanceDistance90 miles (145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 1 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 1 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 90 miles (145 km) by coach or train between Edinburgh and Penrith. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Penrith.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Penrith

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FAQs

What are my travel options from Edinburgh to Penrith?

There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Penrith: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Edinburgh and Penrith?

The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Penrith is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Penrith:

A train is generally £5 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £22 from Edinburgh to Penrith.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Penrith?

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Penrith is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 38 min.

Other travel options from Edinburgh to Penrith can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 55 min   on average.

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Penrith?

Penrith is approximately 90 miles (145 km) away from Edinburgh.

Where do I depart from Edinburgh? Where do I arrive in Penrith?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Penrith:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Penrith, Rail Station.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Edinburgh to Penrith depart from Edinburgh Waverley to Penrith.

Which travel companies can take me from Edinburgh to Penrith?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Penrith, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Penrith by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Edinburgh to Penrith tickets on Omio for £22.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Penrith. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Edinburgh to Penrith tickets on Omio for £17.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Edinburgh to Penrith?

Your journey from Edinburgh to Penrith doesn't have to end in Penrith. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Edinburgh to Penrith trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Penrith today!

How early should I purchase Edinburgh to Penrith tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Edinburgh to Penrith, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £22 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £17 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Penrith tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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