Edinburgh to Durham train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Durham

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Cheapest

19

Average

26

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.

London North Eastern Railway
10:00AMEdinburgh1h41 11:41AMDurham
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191One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:00AMEdinburgh1h41 10:41AMDurham
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271One-way
Cross Country
05:06AMEdinburgh1h46 06:52AMDurham
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301One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Durham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30
Cross Country
05:06AMEdinburgh1h46 06:52AMDurham
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London North Eastern Railway
09:00AMEdinburgh1h41 10:41AMDurham
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London North Eastern Railway
10:00AMEdinburgh1h41 11:41AMDurham
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Durham

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 41 m

Average

1 h 42 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

166 km

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.

London North Eastern Railway
09:00AMEdinburgh1h41 10:41AMDurham
0 transfers
271One-way
London North Eastern Railway
10:00AMEdinburgh1h41 11:41AMDurham
0 transfers
191One-way
Cross Country
05:06AMEdinburgh1h46 06:52AMDurham
0 transfers
301One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Durham

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$85 (€77)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross 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.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Durham trains

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

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.

  • Average Price: $71

Trains from Edinburgh to Durham

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.

Which train companies travel from Edinburgh to Durham?

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.

How long is the train from Edinburgh to Durham?

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.

How many trains are there from Edinburgh to Durham?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Edinburgh to Durham?

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to Durham

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Durham 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 Edinburgh to Durham.
FAQs
Train tickets from Edinburgh to Durham for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $71 (€64)  one way in the next 7 days.
The Edinburgh to Durham train ticket price is on average $85 (€77)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 103 miles (166 km)  between Edinburgh and Durham by train.
On average the Edinburgh to Durham train time is 1 h 42 min  covering the 103 miles (166 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the route from Edinburgh to Durham you can take a train with Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Durham from Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Durham leaves at 7: 06 AM. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Durham leaves at 7: 06 AM. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Durham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between Edinburgh and Durham to cost on average $85 (€77) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Durham train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Durham

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Durham
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey between Edinburgh and Durham.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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