The cheapest trains from London to Durham

Showing times and prices for Oct 23

Cheapest

$126

Average

$209

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Durham will cost around $ 209 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 126.

Cheapest
08:00AMLondon Kings Cross2h54 10:54AMDurham
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$1261One-way
09:30AMLondon Kings Cross2h51 12:21PMDurham
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$2301One-way
09:00AMLondon Kings Cross2h54 11:54AMDurham
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$2301One-way
08:30AMLondon Kings Cross2h53 11:23AMDurham
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$2301One-way
10:00AMLondon Kings Cross2h53 12:53PMDurham
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$2301One-way

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
Oct 23
$126London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$169Loganair
Sun
Oct 24
$199London North Eastern Railway
$30Megabus
$169Loganair
Mon
Oct 25
$155London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$170Loganair
Tue
Oct 26
$113London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$170Loganair
Wed
Oct 27
$113London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$169Loganair
Thu
Oct 28
$113London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$169Loganair
Fri
Oct 29
$91London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$169Loganair
Sat
Oct 30
$102London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$125Loganair
Sun
Oct 31
$78London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$169Loganair
Mon
Nov 1
$81Grand Central Trains
$28Megabus
$125Loganair
Tue
Nov 2
$113London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$125Loganair
Wed
Nov 3
$78London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$124Loganair
Thu
Nov 4
$78London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
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Fri
Nov 5
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$28Megabus
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Sat
Nov 6
$70London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
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Sun
Nov 7
$54London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$125Loganair
Mon
Nov 8
$81Grand Central Trains
$28Megabus
$169Loganair
Tue
Nov 9
$91London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$125Loganair
Wed
Nov 10
$61London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
$125Loganair
Thu
Nov 11
$78London North Eastern Railway
$28Megabus
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The fastest trains from London to Durham

Showing times and prices for Oct 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 51 m

Average

2 h 53 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

376 km

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.

These direct trains cover the 376 km distance in an average of 2 h 53 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 51 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 54 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:30AMLondon Kings Cross2h51 12:21PMDurham
0 changes
$2301One-way
08:30AMLondon Kings Cross2h53 11:23AMDurham
0 changes
$2301One-way
10:00AMLondon Kings Cross2h53 12:53PMDurham
1 changes
$2301One-way
09:00AMLondon Kings Cross2h54 11:54AMDurham
1 changes
$2301One-way
08:00AMLondon Kings Cross2h54 10:54AMDurham
1 changes
$1261One-way

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Train Information from London to Durham

distanceDistance233 miles (376 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$135 (€110)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains

Trains from London to Durham cover the 233 miles (376 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $113 (€92), but the average price of train tickets is $135 (€110). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Durham.

Trains from London to Durham: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train 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.

Getting into Durham by Train

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.

Train tickets from London to Durham: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 44 €
2 weeks earlier 34 €29.%
3 weeks earlier 32 €38%
1 month before 23 €91%
2 months earlier 29 €52%
3 months earlier 25 €76%


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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:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Durham 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 38% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Durham with 2 months in advance you save up to about 52% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 76%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from London 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 London to Durham.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Durham from London?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from London to Durham for the next 7 days starting from $113 (€92)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train to Durham from London?
The train price between London and Durham is on average $135 (€110)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is London to Durham by train?
The distance between London and Durham by train is approximately 233 miles (376 km).
How long is a train to Durham from London on average?
The train time from London to Durham is on average 2 h 46 min  for the 233 miles (376 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Durham from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Durham?

Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Durham   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Durham located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 companies can get me from London to Durham?
Take the London to Durham train with London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between London and Durham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from London to Durham?
Yes, you can look for direct trains from London to Durham with London North Eastern Railway  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
When can I take the first train from London to Durham? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from London to Durham leaves at 7: 00 AM. The last train departing from London to Durham leaves at 10: 03 AM. You can find the latest London to Durham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the London to Durham train for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy a train ticket from London to Durham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $135 (€110) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from London to Durham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Durham
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey to Durham from London.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar