Bristol to Durham train

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Durham

distanceDistance233 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£131 (€146)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry

Trains from Bristol to Durham cover the 233 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £46, but the average price of train tickets is £131. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Durham.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Bristol to Durham

For as little as £105 you can travel by train from Bristol to Durham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Bristol and Durham. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Bristol to Durham train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: £105

FAQs: Bristol to Durham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol 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 Bristol to Durham.
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Durham can start from as little as £46 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Durham is £131; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Durham from Bristol is on average 4 h 40 min   for the 233 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bristol and Durham by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Durham leaves at 04: 47. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Durham leaves at 11: 35.
Take the Bristol to Durham train with CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Bristol to Durham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Durham, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Durham from Bristol is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 40 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Durham by train is October.
You have options as you can travel to Durham from Bristol 2 different ways: coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Durham

The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip from Bristol to Durham.
Amenities at station
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
Bristol, Airport
Bristol, Napier Road

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