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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Durham

distanceDistance129 miles (208 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€26)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Glasgow to Durham cover the 129 miles (208 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 55 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 trip costs around $31 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Durham.

Train companies: Train from Glasgow to Durham with CrossCountry

You can travel by train from Glasgow to Durham with CrossCountry for as low as $24 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.


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

CrossCountry tickets between Glasgow and Durham are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with CrossCountry from Glasgow to Durham all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 129 miles (208 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Glasgow to Durham routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Glasgow to Durham train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Durham with CrossCountry!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your CrossCountry train ticket from Glasgow to Durham:

  • 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Durham.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Glasgow to Durham?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Glasgow to Durham to cost as little as $24 (€19)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Glasgow to Durham?

The Glasgow to Durham train ticket price is on average $31 (€26)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is it from Glasgow to Durham by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Durham from Glasgow by train to be approximately 129 miles (208 km).

How long is the train ride between Glasgow and Durham?

On average the Glasgow to Durham train travel time is 2 h 55 min  for the 129 miles (208 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Glasgow to Durham do I depart from? Which Durham train station from Glasgow do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to Durham   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Glasgow train station to Durham? Where is the Durham train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Durham most often arrive at Durham and need to travel around 0.3 miles (533 m) from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can take me to Durham from Glasgow?

When taking a train from Glasgow 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 companies who offer a service to Durham from Glasgow and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

What time is the earliest train from Glasgow to Durham? What time is the last train from Glasgow to Durham?

The first Glasgow to Durham train departs at 9: 15 AM   and the last train from Glasgow to Durham leaves at 11: 45 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Glasgow to Durham on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Glasgow to Durham to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Glasgow to Durham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $31 (€26) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Glasgow to Durham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your journey to Durham from Glasgow.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper