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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 22 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:32Durham1h50 11:22Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£261One-way
Cheapest
09:32Durham1h50 11:22Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£261One-way
Other options
10:06Durham1h43 11:49Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£311One-way
08:22Durham1h58 10:20Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£341One-way
09:27Durham1h45 11:12Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£371One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
21 Oct
£26London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Fri
22 Oct
£26London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Sat
23 Oct
£26London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£23First Transpennine Express
£25Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£26London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£23London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£29London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£21London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£29London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£21London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£19London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£19First Transpennine Express
£25Megabus
Tue
2 Nov
£12First Transpennine Express
£25Megabus
Wed
3 Nov
£12First Transpennine Express
£25Megabus
Thu
4 Nov
£12First Transpennine Express
£25Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£26London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Sat
6 Nov
£16London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus
Sun
7 Nov
£15First Transpennine Express
£25Megabus
Mon
8 Nov
£12First Transpennine Express
£25Megabus
Tue
9 Nov
£12First Transpennine Express
£25Megabus
Wed
10 Nov
£21London North Eastern Railway
£25Megabus

Travel Information to Edinburgh from Durham

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 1 h 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 103 miles (166 km) from Durham to Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 43 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Durham to Edinburgh.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Durham to Edinburgh?

You can travel between Durham and Edinburgh 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Durham to Edinburgh?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Durham to Edinburgh. Tickets for a coach cost on average £20.

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A coach is about £5 less than a train, which costs on average £25 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to Edinburgh from Durham?

The quickest way to travel between Durham and Edinburgh is by train, which takes on average 1 h 43 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 25 min   on average.

How many miles are between Durham and Edinburgh

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

When going from Durham to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Durham and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Durham, Bus Station (stand C) and tend to arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Durham at Durham and arrive in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel operators 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 coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Megabus from Durham to Edinburgh for £20.
  • London North Eastern Railway can take you to Edinburgh by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for London North Eastern Railway from Durham to Edinburgh for £25.
Can I travel directly to Edinburgh from Durham?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Edinburgh with Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Durham to Edinburgh?
Omio customers who travel from Durham to Edinburgh often also extend their holiday to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Durham and Edinburgh online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £20 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £25 one way on average for this trip.

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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