There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Durham by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Durham

$27 - $110

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Bus  •  3 h 4 min

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

$18 - $61

2 alternative options

Night train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Durham

$27 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Durham 123.2 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Durham is to bus which costs £13 - £50 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Durham is to train which costs £20 - £80 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Durham is 104 miles. The road distance is 123.2 miles.

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The train from Edinburgh to Durham takes 1 h 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Durham. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Durham, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Durham hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. LNER also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Durham twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

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