The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Durham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 41 m
1 h 42 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Edinburgh for Durham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||103 miles (166 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 42 min|
|Average train ticket price||$85 (€77)|
|Train providers||Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Edinburgh to Durham cover the 103 miles (166 km) long route taking on average 1 h 42 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $85 (€77), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $71 (€64). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Durham.
For as little as $71 (€64) you can travel by train from Edinburgh to Durham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh and Durham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets from Edinburgh to Durham, check out Omio! With one-way Edinburgh to Durham train ticket prices starting as low as $71 (€64) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Durham from Edinburgh by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train schedules and tickets for this 103 miles (166 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets to Durham from Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Durham from Edinburgh on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.
With frequent, direct trains departing from Edinburgh Waverley several times an hour, and journey times of less than two hours, rail travel is a great option for passengers wishing to the visit the city of Durham. Services are shared by CrossCountry and LNER, with service beginning before 6:00 a.m. continuing until 9:00 p.m. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they should have a great choice of train departure times.
The Edinburgh to Durham route is served by CrossCountry and London North Eastern Railways. There is very little difference between their services; both offer quick journey times of one hour 45 minutes and share numerous departures per hour.
Whenever passengers decide to travel, they can expect journey times of less than two2 hours. The fastest journey is a lunchtime service by LNER which advertises travel time of just one hour 35 minutes. Trains from Edinburgh to Durham are significantly quicker than traveling by car and allow passengers to arrive relaxed without the stress of a long drive.
Each day, passengers can expect numerous departures per hour from Edinburgh to Durham. With services beginning just before 6:00 a.m. and continuing well into the evening, passengers can usually expect at least two departures per hour – and more during peak travel times. Over the weekend, service regularity continues, though the first departure of the day may be slightly later.
Departure train station: Trains depart from Edinburgh Waverley train station. Located very near the centre of town, Edinburgh is within walking distance of Prince Street Gardens and the beautiful Edinburgh Castle. The station is served by several bus routes, including an airport bus connecting the station with Edinburgh Airport. Facilities within the station include several coffee shops, supermarkets and dining options.
Arrival train station: All services terminate at Durham train station. Located just a 10-minute walk from the centre of town, passengers can organise onward travel from any of the local bus routes, or the designated cab rank. The facilities at the station include basic refreshment options, a coffee shop, toilets and baby change facilities.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Durham.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center of Edinburgh.
The most popular arrival train station, Durham, is located 0.3 miles (533 m) away from the city center of Durham.
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