Trains from Edinburgh to Durham

Edinburgh to Durham train information

Edinburgh Durham train map

Train duration 1h46m
Arrival Durham, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 104 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £50.70
Average train price £51.00
  • The journey from Edinburgh, situated in Scotland and Durham, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: Cross Country.
  • The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Durham from Edinburgh. The average train duration between Edinburgh to Durham is 1h46m to travel the 104 miles.
  • We found trains from £50.70 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Durham train tickets

from £50.70 MORE 1h46m

Edinburgh - Durham prices calendar

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

  july september   august
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday

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

Train times Edinburgh to Durham

When are the next trains to Durham?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Edinburgh Waverley
1h46m 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

According to our data, 1 trains from Edinburgh to Durham are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Edinburgh Durham train is at 10:03 and the last one is at 10:03. The first and last departure times may be different on each day of the week and there may be fewer services during weekends or public holidays. Rail operators may also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Edinburgh - Durham: the best time to book cheap trains

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













Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Edinburgh to Durham are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £13 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £31 for your train. Thus, you may save 58% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Edinburgh to Durham trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
£50.70 20/08/2022 10:03 Cross Country 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Edinburgh Durham train

Discount Edinburgh - Durham train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Edinburgh Durham train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

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 break-even. 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 Edinburgh to Durham cost on average £50.70 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.70 (£88/£50.70 = 1.74), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Durham to Edinburgh, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a whole year.

(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
Edinburgh to Durham train £50.70 £33.80 £16.90 1.74

(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

Other transport solution