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How to travel from Edinburgh to the southern part of the Lake District by train

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Edinburgh to Oxenholme by train

The train service between Edinburgh and Oxenholme is split between trains operated by Avanti West Coast and trains operated by TransPennine Express.

The usual timetable during the day is arranged so that in most of the even hours a train operated by TransPennine Express departs; and in some of those hours, an Avanti West Coast service leaves around 40 mins later.
Meaning that there are no departures in odd hours ( though early Sunday mornings are an exception).

The Avanti West Coast services have the faster travel time.

Routes you can take to go from Edinburgh to Oxenholme (connect for Windermere)

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Travel Time (approx)

1hr 51min - 2hr 2min



Travel Info

Mon-Fri = 10 x trains per day
Saturday = 11 x trains
Sunday = 9 x trains

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