How to travel from Lancaster to Edinburgh

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Travel Information between Lancaster and Edinburgh

distanceDistance130 miles (210 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$20 - $42
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€17) • 2 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€17) • 2 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Virgin Trains

Take a train or bus to travel 130 miles (210 km) between Lancaster and Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Lancaster to Edinburgh.

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from Lancaster to Edinburgh

How to get from Lancaster to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Lancaster to Edinburgh is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Transpennine Express
10:37AM4h28
Lancaster station (LAN)
03:05PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$551One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Transpennine Express
10:37AM4h28
Lancaster station (LAN)
03:05PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$551One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
Transpennine Express
10:37AM4h28
Lancaster station (LAN)
03:05PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$551One-way
2 transfers
Other options
Transpennine Express
11:25AM4h40
Lancaster station (LAN)
04:05PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$551One-way
2 transfers
Transpennine Express
01:21PM4h44
Lancaster station (LAN)
06:05PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$551One-way
2 transfers
Transpennine Express
02:22PM4h43
Lancaster station (LAN)
07:05PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$551One-way
2 transfers

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National Express will get you from Lancaster to Edinburgh at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between Lancaster and Edinburgh, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    FAQs: Travel from Lancaster to Edinburgh

    FAQs: Travel to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lancaster to Edinburgh.
    FAQs

    There are 2 ways to get from Lancaster to Edinburgh: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel to Edinburgh from Lancaster is a train with an average price of $20 (€17).

    This is compared to other travel options from Lancaster to Edinburgh:

    A train is $22 (€19) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $42 (€36) from Lancaster to Edinburgh.

    Taking a train costs () less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of ().

    A train is () less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Lancaster to Edinburgh costing on average ().

    The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Lancaster is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 8 min.

    Other travel options to Edinburgh take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 36 min of travel time.

    You should expect to travel around 130 miles (210 km) between Lancaster and Edinburgh.

    The average frequency per day from Lancaster to Edinburgh is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Lancaster and Edinburgh as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lancaster to Edinburgh:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Lancaster, Bus Station (Damside Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station.
      • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Lancaster to Edinburgh depart from Lancaster to Edinburgh Waverley.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lancaster to Edinburgh:

      • You can take a train from Lancaster to Edinburgh with Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€17) with Virgin Trains from Lancaster to Edinburgh.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Lancaster to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct bus with.
      • Take a direct ferry with.
      • Take a direct flight with.
      • Direct train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Lancaster to Edinburgh.

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