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from Durham to Edinburgh

You can get from Durham to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Durham to Edinburgh on Nov 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:06AMDurham1h43 11:49AMEdinburgh Waverley
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$421One-way
Cheapest
03:35PMDurham3h25 07:00PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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$341One-way
Other options
09:27AMDurham1h45 11:12AMEdinburgh Waverley
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$501One-way
10:25AMDurham1h46 12:11PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$501One-way
08:22AMDurham1h58 10:20AMEdinburgh Waverley
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$631One-way

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Sun
Nov 28
$61London North Eastern Railway
$34Megabus
Mon
Nov 29
$42First Transpennine Express
$34Megabus
Tue
Nov 30
$28London North Eastern Railway
$34Megabus
Wed
Dec 1
$35London North Eastern Railway
$35Megabus
Thu
Dec 2
$35London North Eastern Railway
$34Megabus
Fri
Dec 3
$50London North Eastern Railway
$34Megabus
Sat
Dec 4
$73Cross Country
$34Megabus
Sun
Dec 5
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$34Megabus
Mon
Dec 6
$40London North Eastern Railway
$34Megabus
Tue
Dec 7
$32London North Eastern Railway
$35Megabus
Wed
Dec 8
$35London North Eastern Railway
$34Megabus
Thu
Dec 9
$32London North Eastern Railway
$35Megabus
Fri
Dec 10
$40First Transpennine Express
$34Megabus
Sat
Dec 11
$50First Transpennine Express
$35Megabus
Sun
Dec 12
$32London North Eastern Railway
$35Megabus
Mon
Dec 13
$35London North Eastern Railway
$35Megabus
Tue
Dec 14
$35London North Eastern Railway
$35Megabus
Wed
Dec 15
$32First Transpennine Express
$35Megabus
Thu
Dec 16
$32First Transpennine Express
$35Megabus
Fri
Dec 17
$35London North Eastern Railway
$35Megabus
Sat
Dec 18
$40London North Eastern Railway
$34Megabus

Travel Tips

Travel from Durham to Edinburgh
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 Durham to Edinburgh.
FAQs
How do I reach Edinburgh from Durham?

There are 2 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Durham including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Durham to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to travel between Durham and Edinburgh is by taking a bus with an average price of $27 (€23).

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

Taking a bus is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a train to Edinburgh, which costs on average $34 (€29) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Durham to Edinburgh?

The fastest way from Durham to Edinburgh is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 43 min.

There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 25 min.

How far is it from Durham to Edinburgh?

The Durham to Edinburgh distance is around 103 miles (166 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Durham to Edinburgh?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Durham, Bus Station (stand C) to Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers take a train from Durham to Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can get me from Durham to Edinburgh?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Durham to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Megabus can take you to Edinburgh by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Megabus from Durham to Edinburgh for $27 (€23).
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway for trains to Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for London North Eastern Railway Durham to Edinburgh tickets on Omio for $34 (€29).
Is there a direct service to Edinburgh from Durham?

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Megabus.

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 between Durham and Edinburgh.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Durham to Edinburgh?
Your trip from Durham 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 or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Manchester to your Durham to Edinburgh tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Edinburgh today!
How far in advance should I book my Durham to Edinburgh one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Durham to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $27 (€23) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $34 (€29) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Durham to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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