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 Durham will cost around $ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 36.
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1 h 39 m
1 h 47 m
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Of the 13 trains that leave Edinburgh for Durham every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 166 km distance in an average of 1 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 39 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 8 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.
|Distance||103 miles (166 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||$37 (€30)|
|Train companies||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 41 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $28 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Durham.
You can travel by train between Edinburgh and Durham with CrossCountry for as low as $28 (€23). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
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.
Book your CrossCountry Edinburgh to Durham train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry’s up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Edinburgh to Durham routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Edinburgh to Durham is 103 miles (166 km), and the best price for a one-way Edinburgh - Durham CrossCountry train ticket starts at $28 (€23) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!
CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and Durham and when traveling by train:
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.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Durham, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.
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