|Distance||103 miles (166 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||£22 (€25)|
|Train providers||Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Edinburgh to Durham cover the 103 miles (166 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 38 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 route for as low as £14, but the average price of train tickets is £22. Travellers 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 £14. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Durham from Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Enjoy a smooth and easy trip to Durham from Edinburgh with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes between Edinburgh and Durham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Edinburgh to Durham train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Edinburgh to Durham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 103 miles (166 km) trip to Durham from Edinburgh with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to Durham from Edinburgh due to the coronavirus:
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 travelling 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 taxi rank. The facilities at the station include basic refreshment options, a coffee shop, toilets and baby change facilities.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Durham.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.
The most popular arrival train station, Durham, is located 0.3 miles (533 m) away from the city centre of Durham.
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