There are 7 ways to get from Durham to Scotland by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Edinburgh  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$41 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sunderland to Glasgow National Express

$19 - $27

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Glasgow Central

$30 - $130

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station M20

$28 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Durham to Glasgow 163.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Aberdeen (ABZ) NCL - ABZ

$121 - $360

Train to Durham, fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Durham to Darlington
  2. Fly from Durham (MME) to Aberdeen (ABZ) MME - ABZ

$111 - $375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Durham to Scotland is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to Scotland is to train which costs £30 - £95 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Durham and Scotland is 171 miles. The road distance is 163.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Durham to Scotland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durham station to Scotland station. However, there are services departing from Durham, Bus Station and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Durham and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Durham, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Durham to Glasgow via Edinburgh in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Durham to Glasgow once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Flights from Durham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Durham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Durham to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Durham to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$27 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$11 - $16
Train from Durham to Darlington
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $21
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Durham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Durham to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Durham to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Durham to Darlington
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$11 - $18
1st Class
$21 - $35
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Durham to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Durham to Darlington
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Bus operators

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