How to travel from Edinburgh to Durham

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Travel Information to Durham from Edinburgh

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $38
fastestFastest modeBus • $31 (€27) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 103 miles (166 km) between Edinburgh and Durham. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Edinburgh to Durham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Durham

Travel Tips: Travel 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.

There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Durham: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Edinburgh and Durham is by taking a flight with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Durham:

A flight is generally $26 (€23) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $31 (€27) from Edinburgh to Durham.

Taking a flight is about $34 (€30) less than taking a train, which costs on average $38 (€34) for this route.

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Durham is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Durham by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and tend to arrive in Durham, Bus Station (stand C).
  • Flights most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Durham at Teesside International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Durham.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Durham:

  • You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Durham with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $31 (€27) with Megabus from Edinburgh to Durham.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Megabus.
  • You can book a direct train with Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Durham as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Edinburgh to Durham.

Your trip from Edinburgh to Durham doesn't have to end in Durham. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Newcastle upon Tyne or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Newcastle upon Tyne or Manchester to your Edinburgh to Durham tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Durham today!

Before traveling from Edinburgh to Durham, 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 $31 (€27) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $38 (€34) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Durham 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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