Trains from Durham to Edinburgh

Durham to Edinburgh train information

Durham Edinburgh train map

Train duration 1h49m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Durham, England
Distance 104 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £17.20
Average train price £50.00

Which train company can I use?

The trains connecting Durham (North East England) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland) are run by Cross Country. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

How much times does it take?

On average, it takes around 1h49m by train because of the 104 miles to travel to Edinburgh from Durham. The journey time will change depending if the train is direct or with stops.

What is the price of the train?

We found tickets from £17.20 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Durham to Edinburgh train tickets

from £17.20 MORE 1h47m

Durham - Edinburgh prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Durham to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Durham to Edinburgh

When are the next trains to Edinburgh?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Durham
09:17
Edinburgh Waverley
11:06
1h49m Cross Country
Durham
09:32
Edinburgh Waverley
11:22
1h50m Cross Country

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Durham - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£15

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£43

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Durham to Edinburgh will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 15 days in advance, tickets should be available from £14 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £43 for your journey. Thus, you can save 69% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 15 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Durham to Edinburgh trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Durham and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Durham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£27.70 30/11/2021 10:06 1 day ago
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£33.40 30/11/2021 09:27 1 day ago
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£33.40 30/11/2021 10:25 1 day ago
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£42.00 30/11/2021 08:22 1 day ago
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£48.80 04/12/2021 09:17 Cross Country 2 days ago
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£68.20 30/11/2021 09:32 Cross Country 1 day ago
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£68.20 04/12/2021 10:26 2 days ago
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£68.20 04/12/2021 10:42 2 days ago
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£68.20 04/12/2021 10:05 2 days ago
Durham
Edinburgh
Waverley
£70.50 30/11/2021 09:17 Cross Country 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Durham Edinburgh train

Discount Durham - Edinburgh train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Durham Edinburgh train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Durham to Edinburgh cost on average £49.55 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £49.55 (£88/£49.55 = 1.78), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Edinburgh to Durham, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Durham to Edinburgh train £49.55 £33.03 £16.52 1.78

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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