Birmingham to Durham train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Durham

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Cheapest

75

Average

125

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.

Cheapest
10:49AMBirmingham New Street4h36 03:25PMDurham
3 transfers
751One-way
08:03AMBirmingham New Street3h12 11:15AMDurham
0 transfers
1221One-way
10:12AMBirmingham New Street4h13 02:25PMDurham
3 transfers
1271One-way
10:03AMBirmingham New Street3h12 01:15PMDurham
0 transfers
1511One-way
09:03AMBirmingham New Street3h12 12:15PMDurham
0 transfers
1511One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Durham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30
08:03AMBirmingham New Street3h12 11:15AMDurham
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09:03AMBirmingham New Street3h12 12:15PMDurham
0 transfers
10:03AMBirmingham New Street3h12 01:15PMDurham
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10:12AMBirmingham New Street4h13 02:25PMDurham
3 transfers
10:49AMBirmingham New Street4h36 03:25PMDurham
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Durham

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Fastest Journey

3 h 12 m

Average

3 h 41 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

256 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Durham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:03AMBirmingham New Street3h12 01:15PMDurham
0 transfers
1511One-way
Fastest
08:03AMBirmingham New Street3h12 11:15AMDurham
0 transfers
1221One-way
Fastest
09:03AMBirmingham New Street3h12 12:15PMDurham
0 transfers
1511One-way
10:12AMBirmingham New Street4h13 02:25PMDurham
3 transfers
1271One-way
10:49AMBirmingham New Street4h36 03:25PMDurham
3 transfers
751One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Durham

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$112 (€102)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersCross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Birmingham to Durham cover the 159 miles (256 km) long route taking on average 3 h 11 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 $112 (€102), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $83 (€76). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Durham.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Durham trains

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets between Birmingham and Durham from $83 (€76) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Durham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Birmingham - Durham train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Durham from Birmingham, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Birmingham to Durham journey. You can expect to travel around 159 miles (256 km) from Birmingham to Durham on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets between Birmingham and Durham starting as low as $83 (€76) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: $83

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Durham

Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Durham for as low as $83 (€76)  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Durham train price to come in at an average of $112 (€102)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Birmingham to Durham by train to be approximately 159 miles (256 km).
On average the Birmingham to Durham train time is 3 h 11 min  covering the 159 miles (256 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Durham   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Durham, is located 0.3 miles (533 m) away from the city center of Durham.

When taking a train from Birmingham to Durham, you can count on Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway for the best way to get you to Durham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Birmingham and Durham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are direct trains to Durham from Birmingham, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Cross Country  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
If you purchase the Birmingham to Durham train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $112 (€102). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Birmingham to Durham. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Durham

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Durham
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 from Birmingham to Durham.
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Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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