|Distance||103 miles (166 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 43 min|
|Average train ticket price||£24 (€27)|
|Train companies||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Durham to Edinburgh cover the 103 miles (166 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 43 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Durham and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Find the best trains from Durham to Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £15. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Durham to Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
One of the best ways to travel between Durham and Edinburgh is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train from Durham to Edinburgh by showing you CrossCountry’s current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Durham to Edinburgh journey. You can expect to travel 103 miles (166 km) from Durham to Edinburgh on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Durham and Edinburgh, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Durham to Edinburgh!
CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Durham to Edinburgh:
Two or three trains per hour make the journey from Durham to Edinburgh every day of the week. The first service of the day departs in the early morning while the last usually leaves in the late evening. Average journey times are just under 2 hours and most services are direct. Non-direct services usually incorporate a single change at Newcastle, but their journey times are comparable to direct trains.
LNER and CrossCountry provide train services between Durham and Edinburgh. Where a journey incorporates a change, the same train company normally retains responsibility for both parts of that journey.
The length of time taken to complete the train journey from Durham to Edinburgh depends on the time of day and varies from just over 1 hour 30 minutes to just under 2 hours 30 minutes. On average, passengers can expect to arrive in Edinburgh in under 2 hours. Direct services are not much quicker than non-direct ones, and neither of the two train companies that operate the route provides a faster service than the other.
The precise number of trains departing Durham for Edinburgh varies from day to day. On average, passengers can expect to have between 28 and 38 trains to choose from. There are slightly fewer trains available on Sundays and bank holidays. Services are spaced evenly across the day, from early morning until late evening.
Departure train station: Durham station is situated on a hill close to the city centre. Some passengers will arrive on foot but the station also has a car park, sheltered bicycle storage, nearby bus stops and a taxi rank. A cafe and several vending machines offer refreshments inside the station.
Arrival train station: Located right in the heart of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Waverley is an easy walk to many of the Scottish capital's most famous attractions. The station also has an adjacent car park, car hire facilities, a taxi rank and bus stops. A variety of shops, including several refreshment outlets, are located inside the station complex.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Durham and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Durham and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.
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