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London North Eastern Railway
12:30PM2h56
London Kings Cross (KGX)
03:26PMDurham station (DHM)
791One-way
0 transfers
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London North Eastern Railway
11:30AM2h55
London Kings Cross (KGX)
02:25PMDurham station (DHM)
791One-way
0 transfers
Grand Central Trains
11:27AM2h52
London Kings Cross (KGX)
02:19PMDurham station (DHM)
1071One-way
1 transfer
Popular trains to and from Durham

Popular trains to Durham

Manchester to Durham train

from $27
Direct trains available
2h09 average duration
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • Cross Country
  • London North Eastern Railway

Edinburgh to Durham train

from $29
Direct trains available
1h37 average duration
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Transpennine Express

Glasgow to Durham train

from $31
Direct trains available
2h39 average duration
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Transpennine Express
  • Northern Rail

Manchester Airport (MAN) to Durham train

from $32
Direct trains available
2h50 average duration
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • Cross Country
  • London North Eastern Railway

London to Durham train

from $48
Direct trains available
2h33 average duration
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Grand Central Trains
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Hull Trains
  • Cross Country

Popular trains from Durham

Durham to York train

from $11
Direct trains available
0h43 average duration
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country

Durham to Edinburgh train

from $21
Direct trains available
1h42 average duration
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Transpennine Express
  • Lumo

Durham to Manchester train

from $27
Direct trains available
2h00 average duration
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • Cross Country
  • Northern Rail

Durham to Glasgow train

from $32
Direct trains available
2h47 average duration
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Transpennine Express
  • Avanti West Coast

Durham to London train

from $52
Direct trains available
2h44 average duration
Served by
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Grand Central Trains
  • Cross Country
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Hull Trains

Trains to Durham

A picturesque cathedral city in England’s north, Durham has received a steady stream of visitors since medieval times, when it was a major pilgrimage site. The city is easily accessible by train, with a small but central railway station that is connected to a wide variety of local and long-distance destinations across the UK.

Which is the main train station in Durham?

Durham’s main train station is simply known as Durham Railway Station. It's an easy 15-minute walk across the River Wear from Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. The station has just two platforms but is served by a surprisingly high number of train companies as it sits on the UK’s East Coast Main Line. The station features several stores and places to eat on site.

Which train companies offer trains to Durham?

Train companies offering trains to Durham include London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, TransPennine Express, and Northern. London North Eastern Railway offers an hourly direct service from London Kings Cross, which usually takes just under three hours. Cross Country offers hourly direct trains from Reading via Birmingham New Street and from Edinburgh Waverley. TransPennine Express offers a regular service connecting Durham with Manchester Airport. A variety of companies offer direct trains from Newcastle, which can take just over 10 minutes.

Why travel by train to Durham?

A trip to Durham is a journey into England’s past, filled with sites of rich historical interest. A train journey is the best way to get in the mood for the adventure ahead while taking in County Durham’s glorious rural scenery. Not to mention, train travel is incredibly convenient, considering the many connections that serve Durham. The city’s center is compact so visitors don’t need a car to get around - just take a walk or hop on a local bus after getting off the train.

Before you travel to Durham by train - good to know!

Durham’s stunning medieval architecture gets all the attention, but its natural beauty is equally worthy of note. The city hugs the banks of the River Wear, which is home to a wide variety of native English plants and wildlife. Beaches line the nearby Durham Coast, which is easily reached by local bus and features many attractive cycling and hiking trails. The city itself is easy to navigate on foot, with plenty of bus links to the suburbs and surrounding towns.

Train providers: East Coast, Grand Central Trains and East Midlands Trains to Durham trains

East Coast, Grand Central Trains and East Midlands Trains will get you to Durham at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Grand Central Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the North East of England, Yorkshire and the East Midlands. Grand Central Trains offers a range of services, including express, semi-fast and stopping services. Express services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to three hours. Semi-fast services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to four hours. Stopping services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to five hours. Grand Central Trains offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Standard tickets are the most economical option, while First Class tickets offer more comfort and space. Advance tickets are available for purchase up to 12 weeks in advance and offer the best value for money. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Grand Central Trains are London to Bradford, London to Sunderland, London to York and London to Wakefield.

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