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 Durham to London will cost around £ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 22.
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Of the 1 buses that leave Durham for London every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 376 km distance in an average of 6 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 20 m .
The slowest buses will take 6 h 20 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.
|Distance||233 miles (376 km)|
|Average coach duration||6 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£20 (€23)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Durham to London cover the 233 miles (376 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £20, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Durham and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
Find the best coaches from Durham to London with Omio's travel partners National Express from £20. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Durham to London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from Durham to London:
The cities of Durham and London are 234 miles apart, but the distance by road is about 260 miles. A cheap and convenient way to reach London from Durham is travelling by bus. Several coaches serve travellers plying the route throughout the day.
Almost all buses headed to London depart from Durham in the morning. Travellers should note that there's only one bus leaving in the evening and one in the night.
Buses from Durham to London are reasonably fast since all journeys along this route are direct. However, the time spent on the road varies from coach to coach. Trip times range from 6 hours, 30 minutes to nearly 8 hours.
Anyone looking for a bus from Durham to London has the luxury to choose from five coaches. Passengers who want the first bus should get ready to leave by midnight. There's a morning coach at around 8:00 a.m. Two more trips commence between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. The final trip to London begins at a few minutes after 4:00 p.m. The number of coaches may vary with days, so passengers should confirm availability when booking.
Departure bus station: A passenger can catch a bus from Durham to London at Durham Bus Station or Durham University Palatine Centre.
Durham Bus Station: Durham Bus Station is on 28 North Road Behind Arriva Travel Shop, Durham County Council area. The terminal is roughly 500 metres away from the town centre. Travellers can walk to the facility in about 8 minutes. Those with a lot of baggage can take a one-minute taxi ride. The terminal has a room where passengers wait for coaches. Plans for further development by the council are underway. Fortunately, there are plenty of facilities close to the station. Within 300 metres, you can find an ATM, exchange office, eateries, hotels, hostels, and a shopping mall.
Durham University Palatine Centre: The Palatine Centre is on Stockton Road, Durham. Using the Margery Ln and Quarryheads Ln, the station is only almost a mile away from Durham town centre. Travellers can reach the Palatine Centre in 20 minutes on foot or 3 minutes using a taxi.
Arrival bus station: Bus trips from Durham to London terminate at the Victoria Coach Station. Located at 164 Buckingham Palace Rd, Victoria, the terminal is approximately 1.8 miles from Central London. Visitors can take a ride to the city on the subway for 11 minutes. Taxis drives are about 5 minutes. There's also a direct bus departing every 15 minutes from the Eccleston Bridge, Victoria, to Westminster Abbey. The trip takes around 14 minutes.
Victoria station has automated ticket machines, cash machines, and waiting facilities. Refreshment joints are throughout the arrival and departure terminals. Toilets including for physically impaired persons and baby changing areas are also available. Travellers can keep their items at the luggage office for a small fee.
National Express and Megabus are the two coach companies known for offering bus trips with comfort and value between Durham and London. Their buses make four or five trips every day. Megabus coach is the cheapest and fastest, dropping passengers at Victoria Coach Station in about 6 hours 30 minutes. Journeys by all buses are express. The slowest bus takes close to 8 hours.
National Express makes four bus trips per day. The first bus to London departs Durham at around five minutes past midnight. Those who prefer travelling in the morning can board the 8:00 a.m. or the 10:00 a.m. coach. The last coach leaves just after 4:00 p.m. There are no changes along the way. The quickest National Express journey averages 6 hours 45 minutes while the slowest takes one extra hour.
Megabus releases one bus from Durham to London each day except for Tuesdays and Wednesdays. It leaves Durham Palatine Centre at around 9:00 and arrives in London after approximately 6 hours 30 minutes. It makes no changes, and it's the fastest bus available on the route.
Passengers can book first-class or second-class buses from Durham to London depending on their preferences. The coaches come with luxurious amenities like free WiFi and ample legroom.
National Express allows travellers to bring on board a piece of soft hand luggage measuring at most 45 × 35 × 20 cm and not more than 10 kg. Folded bikes and chairs are acceptable, but bulkier items below 20 kg go to the hold. Megabus restricts luggage to one piece per reservation. The sum of its length, width, and height must not exceed 157 cm.
Both companies accept small bags that can fit under the seat or overhead compartments. However, the only animals allowed onboard are assistant dogs for people with disabilities.
Omio customers book a coach from Durham to London, Victoria Coach Station most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Durham, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Durham.
The most popular arrival coach station, London, Victoria Coach Station, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of London.
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