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Train Information to Manchester from Durham

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Trains from Durham to Manchester cover the 93 miles (150 km) long route taking on average 2 h 8 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £29, but the average price of train tickets is £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Durham and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Trains from Durham to Manchester

TransPennine Express operates daily direct trains from Durham to Manchester, with early morning, mid-afternoon and evening services. Most connections are indirect, involving a change at Leeds. Additional routes use Virgin trains East Coast or CrossCountry Trains services to York to connect with TransPennine Express departures. There are around three indirect connections every hour for most of the day, with a final service late in the evening. Journey times are around two hours and 20 minutes. Sunday services are less frequent, with a later first departure. Trains depart from Durham Station, located a short distance west of the centre, arriving at Manchester Piccadilly, in the city centre.

Travel Tips

Trains from Durham to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester 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 Durham to Manchester.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Manchester from Durham cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Durham and Manchester for as little as £29  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Durham to Manchester?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Manchester from Durham is £39  one way.
What is the distance by train from Durham to Manchester?
The Durham to Manchester train distance is approximately 93 miles (150 km).
How long does it take from Durham to Manchester by train?
On average the train from Durham to Manchester duration is 2 h 8 min  for the 93 miles (150 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Durham to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester train station from Durham do I arrive in?

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

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Durham and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Durham to Manchester?
For the best Durham to Manchester train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with First Transpennine Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Durham and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest train from Durham to Manchester? When is the last train from Durham to Manchester?
The first Durham to Manchester train departs at 07: 00   and the last train from Durham to Manchester leaves at 12: 00. Check out the most up-to-date Durham to Manchester train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Durham and Manchester to score the best deals?
You can find a train to Manchester from Durham to cost on average £39 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Durham to Manchester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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