How to travel from Glasgow to Durham

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Durham

distanceDistance129 miles (208 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€27) • 2 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or East Coast

Take a bus or train to travel 129 miles (208 km) to Durham from Glasgow. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Glasgow to Durham.

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from Glasgow to Durham

How to get from Glasgow to Durham by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Glasgow to Durham is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
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Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
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London North Eastern Railway
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
02:38PMDurham station (DHM)
1 transfer
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London North Eastern Railway
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
11:41AMDurham station (DHM)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
01:42PMDurham station (DHM)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
03:45PMDurham station (DHM)
1 transfer

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You can travel by train or bus for as low as $5 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FlixBus from Glasgow to Durham travel information:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 35 min
    • Cheapest Price: $13

    FAQs: Travel from Glasgow to Durham

    FAQs: Travel 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.

    There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Durham: bus or train.

    The cheapest way to go to Durham from Glasgow is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€4).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Glasgow to Durham:

    A bus is $26 (€23) less than a train with an average ticket price of $31 (€27) from Glasgow to Durham.

    The fastest way to get to Durham from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 39 min.

    Other travel options to Durham take longer:

    Bus takes 4 h 35 min on average.

    Durham is approximately 129 miles (208 km) away from Glasgow.

    The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Durham is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Glasgow to Durham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Glasgow to Durham:

      • Buses mostly depart from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Durham, University - Palatine Centre.
      • Trains most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow Central and arrive in Durham at Durham.

      The following travel companies offer services from Glasgow to Durham:

      • Travel with Megabus or FlixBus for buses to Durham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Glasgow to Durham tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).
      • East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or TransPennine Express can get you to Durham by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with CrossCountry from Glasgow to Durham for $31 (€27) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Glasgow to Durham with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find direct buses with.
      • You can book a direct train with.

      Direct services to Durham tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Durham often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh, York, Newcastle-upon-Tyne or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Durham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Durham and any of these top destinations today!

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