There are 4 ways to get from Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by train, tram, bus, car or plane

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Train, tram  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Edinburgh
  2. Take the tram from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) T50

$31 - $107

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Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) M20

$28 - $58

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 130.2 miles

$27 - $45

Train, fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$100 - $252

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The cheapest way to get from Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to train and tram which costs £23 - £85 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durham station to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). However, there are services departing from Durham, Bus Station and arriving at Edinburgh Airport, Airport via Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street, Edinburgh, North St David Street (at 3) and West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Durham and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 108 miles. The road distance is 130.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to train and tram which takes 2 h 32 min and costs £23 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.

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Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2).

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

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  • Distance: 107.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

What companies run services between Durham, England and Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland?

Megabus UK operates a bus from Durham to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Durham to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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