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

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Line 100 bus, train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Waverley Bridge 100
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Durham

£14 - £84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 40m

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

£11 - £48

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham 129.7 miles

£21 - £35

Fly, train  •  4h 54m

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

£76 - £192

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham is to bus which costs £10 - £50 and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham is to line 100 bus and train which costs £13 - £85 and takes 2h 29m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Durham is 108 miles. The road distance is 129.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Durham without a car is to line 100 bus and train which takes 2h 29m and costs £13 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m 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 and Flybe offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 701+ hotels available in Durham. Prices start at £75 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 29m

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 £6 - £9 and the journey takes 2h 35m. Blablabus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £200
Train operators
CrossCountry
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£12 - £18
1st Class
£28 - £40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £25
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Train from Manchester Airport to Durham
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £26
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Waverley Bridge
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
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
£6 - £9
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National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Blablabus

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