The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Durham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
|Distance||159 miles (256 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 33 min|
|Average train ticket price||$158 (€138)|
|Train companies||Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Birmingham to Durham cover the 159 miles (256 km) long route taking on average 2 h 33 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $158 (€138), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $131 (€114). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Durham.
For as little as $131 (€114) you can travel by train from Birmingham to Durham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Durham from Birmingham. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Durham, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.
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