Durham to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Durham to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Durham to Edinburgh take around 1 hour and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 166 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Durham and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Durham to Edinburgh?
Direct trains from Durham to Edinburgh have been found.
We usually find around 47 direct trains on the route from Durham to Edinburgh every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 50 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Durham to Edinburgh?
The Durham to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Durham to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Durham around 07:13 and the last train is around 22:24.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Durham around 07:24, and the last at 21:20.
What's the Durham to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Durham to Edinburgh are $13.08.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $31 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $24. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Durham to Edinburgh train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Durham to Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Durham and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Durham to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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