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Train Information between Birmingham and Durham

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$110 (€89)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Durham cover the 159 miles (256 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 11 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $110 (€89), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $74 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Durham.

Train companies

Crosscountry Railways Birmingham – Durham

You can travel by train from Birmingham to Durham with Crosscountry Railways for as low as $74 (€60). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Crosscountry Railways

Crosscountry Railways is one of the best options when traveling by train from Birmingham to Durham. Omio quickly shows you current Crosscountry Railways train schedules for the Birmingham - Durham journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance between Birmingham and Durham is around 159 miles (256 km) and the cheapest Crosscountry Railways one-way ticket you can book starts at $74 (€60). As you check the latest Birmingham to Durham train schedule from Crosscountry Railways for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Durham safely. If you search for Crosscountry Railways tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Crosscountry Railways ticket between Birmingham and Durham so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Durham
Travel by train to Durham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Durham.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Birmingham to Durham?
Train tickets to Durham from Birmingham for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $74 (€60)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Durham from Birmingham?
The train price to Durham from Birmingham is on average $110 (€89)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Birmingham to Durham by train?
The train distance from Birmingham to Durham is around 159 miles (256 km).
How long is the train to Durham from Birmingham?
While the time it takes to travel 159 miles (256 km) from Birmingham to Durham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Birmingham to Durham train journey time is on average 3 h 11 min.
What train station in Birmingham goes to Durham? What train station do I come into Durham from Birmingham?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Durham.

Where is the train station in Birmingham? Where is the train station in Durham?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Durham most often arrive at Durham and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Birmingham to Durham?
If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Durham, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Durham. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Birmingham to Durham trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest train from Birmingham to Durham? When is the last train from Birmingham to Durham?
The first Birmingham to Durham train departs at 7: 03 AM   and the last train from Birmingham to Durham leaves at 11: 03 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Birmingham to Durham on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Birmingham to Durham for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Durham is on average $110 (€89) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Birmingham to Durham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey to Durham from Birmingham.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70