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Overview: Train from York to Durham

distanceDistance60 miles (96 km)
durationAverage train duration48 min
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from York to Durham cover the 60 miles (96 km) long journey taking on average 48 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Durham.

Train companies: CrossCountry from York to Durham trains

Find the best journey from York to Durham with CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.


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

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train to Durham from York online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train between York and Durham, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 60 miles (96 km) journey to Durham from York as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between York and Durham, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official CrossCountry York to Durham train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train to Durham from York:

    • 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 York 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 York to Durham.

    What is the distance between York and Durham by train?

    You should expect to travel around 60 miles (96 km)  from York to Durham by train.

    How long is the train ride between York and Durham?

    On average the York to Durham train time is 48 min  covering the 60 miles (96 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What station does the train from York to Durham depart from? Which Durham train station do I come into from York?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from York   and arrive in Durham.

    Where is the York train station located? Where is the Durham train station located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from York, which is located around 0.4 miles (607 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Durham, located 0.3 miles (533 m) away from the city center.

    Which train companies can get me from York to Durham?

    If you're looking for trains from York to Durham, you can rely on First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway to get you to Durham. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the York to Durham journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    When does the first train depart from York to Durham? When does the last train depart from York to Durham?

    You can take the earliest train from York to Durham at 8: 06 AM   or take the last train from York to Durham leaving at 8: 06 AM. Look for the latest York to Durham train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from York is York. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at York for your journey from York to Durham.