Edinburgh to Durham by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Durham by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Durham take around 1 hour and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 166 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Durham.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Durham?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Durham have been found.
We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Durham every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Durham?
The Edinburgh to Durham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Durham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Durham is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:48 and the last train is around 21:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 20:00.
What's the Edinburgh to Durham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Durham are $13.68.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $29 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $23. 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 Edinburgh to Durham 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 Edinburgh to Durham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Durham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Durham, 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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