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

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Tram, train  •  2h 48m

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

$31 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

$21 - $67

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham 130 miles

$27 - $45

Fly, train  •  4h 37m

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

$95 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham is to bus which costs £16 - £55 and takes 4h 34m.

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

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Durham is 108 miles. The road distance is 130 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham without a car is to tram and train which takes 2h 48m and costs £23 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Ryanair, easyJet and Flybe offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 601+ hotels available in Durham. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham.
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  • Distance: 107.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

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

National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2h 35m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 15 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 Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Train from Manchester Airport to Durham
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
National Express

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