The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Durham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 52 m
2 h 58 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave London for Durham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||233 miles (376 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||$88 (€77)|
|Train companies||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains|
Trains from London to Durham cover the 233 miles (376 km) long route taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $60 (€52), but the average price of train tickets is $88 (€77). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Durham.
Buy your official CrossCountry and Grand Central Trains train tickets from London to Durham from $60 (€52) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between London and Durham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Are you making plans to travel from London to Durham? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on London to Durham trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 233 miles (376 km) between London and Durham. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Durham from London, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train from London to Durham, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!
It’s easy to book your Grand Central Trains train ticket from London to Durham online with Omio! Simply check the current Grand Central Trains train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Durham from London as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Grand Central Trains train tickets online. Prices for Grand Central Trains trains between London and Durham start at $60 (€52) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 233 miles (376 km). If you search for Grand Central Trains trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Grand Central Trains tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from London to Durham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best London to Durham Grand Central Trains train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
Virgin Trains East Coast provide direct trains from London to Durham. The weekday schedule begins with an early morning departure and continues with hourly services until the final train from London in the late evening. Journey times are approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes. Indirect services allow increased daytime options; these journeys involve taking a Virgin or Grand Central service to York, Doncaster or Darlington and changing to a CrossCountry or TransPennine Express connection to Durham. Sunday services feature a similar schedule but with a later first departure in the morning from London.
Trains from London to Durham leave from Kings Cross station on the northern side of the city centre. The Underground station, accessible from the concourse or from Euston Road, offers connections across the city on 6 lines. Buses, including some night services, stop nearby on Euston Road or York Way and provide routes around most areas of London. cabs are available from a rank beside the station on Pancras Road.
Durham is a historic city distinguished by the imposing 11th-century cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which houses 3 copies of the Magna Carta. The atmospheric lanes of the old quarter beneath the Norman castle are packed with interesting independent shops, with paths leading down to woodland and riverside walks. Trains from London to Durham arrive at the city's station located around 15 minutes walk to the west of the centre, via pedestrian walkways and steps. The shuttle bus 40 offers a regular connection between the station and the cathedral and Market Square, also stopping at the city bus station on North Road. There is a cab rank close to the main station entrance.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Durham.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London.
The most popular arrival train station, Durham, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center of Durham.
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