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Train Information to York from Durham

distanceDistance60 miles (96 km)
durationAverage train duration45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersFirst Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Durham to York cover the 60 miles (96 km) long route taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Durham and arrive in York.

Train companies

CrossCountry between Durham and York

For as little as £14 you can travel by train from Durham to York with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

CrossCountry

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

Omio helps you find the perfect Durham - York train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Durham to York, Omio shows you CrossCountry’s current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Durham to York trip. You can expect to travel around 60 miles (96 km) from Durham to York on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets between Durham and York starting as low as £17 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: £17

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Durham to York are the following:

  • 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

Trains from Durham to York

With over 50 departures from early morning until late into the night, there are plenty of options for anyone travelling by train from the beautiful cathedral city of Durham to the ancient walled city of York. It takes less than an hour to make the trip between these two historic towns, and the central location of the train stations adds to the speed and convenience of the journey.

Which train companies travel from Durham to York?

First Transpennine Express, Cross Country and London North Eastern Railway all operate services between Durham and York. Of the three, the first two offer the lion's share of departure options, while Cross Country provides slightly faster times than the others.

How long is the train journey from Durham to York?

During the day and early evening, travels times range from approximately 44 to 49 minutes. Travellers should expect to add another 10 minutes or so to the journey at night. Almost all trains are non stop, with no changes needed.

How many trains are there from Durham to York?

There are around 5 trains from Durham to York every hour during the day time, starting early in the morning. The departures tend to concentrate in the latter half of the hour, departing every few minutes. The frequency drops after peak evening travel time, with the final train leaving at around 11:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Durham to York?

Departure train station:Adjacent to the old town centre, Durham railway station has won a National Rail Award for the quality of its services. These include lifts, an information centre, a short stay car park and bus stops for the university and other destinations in the forecourt. The town is a short walk down the hill. Within the station passengers can expect a cafe and pub, a covered waiting area and small shops.

Arrival train station:Travellers passing through York railway station can enjoy the benefit of cafes, kiosks selling snacks, luggage trolleys, baby changing facilities and Wi-Fi, as well as a car park with over 600 spaces. It's 5 minutes by foot from the town centre.

Travel Tips

Trains from Durham to York
Travel by train to York 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 York.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Durham to York cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Durham to York to cost as little as £14  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Durham to York on average?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Durham to York train price to come in at an average of £17  one way.
What is the distance to York from Durham by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Durham to York via train to be approximately 60 miles (96 km).
What is the average Durham to York train duration?
On average the train from Durham to York duration is 45 min  for the 60 miles (96 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Durham to York do I depart from? Which York train station from Durham do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Durham   to York   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Durham train station to York? Where is the York train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Durham, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at York, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service to York from Durham?
When taking a train from Durham to York, you can count on First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway for the best way to get you to York. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Durham to York and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I purchase a direct train from Durham to York?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Durham to York on Omio with First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
When can I take the first train from Durham to York? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Durham to York at 07: 00   or take the last train from Durham to York leaving at 09: 43. Look for the latest Durham York train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I buy train tickets from Durham to York to score the best deals?
If you purchase Durham to York train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £17. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Durham to York. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Durham
York
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 York.