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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Durham

distanceDistance129 miles (208 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersCross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Glasgow to Durham cover the 129 miles (208 km) long journey with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Durham.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Glasgow to Durham

CrossCountry will get you between Glasgow and Durham at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.


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

CrossCountry tickets to Durham from Glasgow are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with CrossCountry from Glasgow to Durham all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 129 miles (208 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Glasgow to Durham routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Glasgow to Durham train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Durham with CrossCountry!

    CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets from Glasgow to Durham and when travelling by train:

    • 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

    Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Durham

    Travel by train 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.

    What is the distance between Glasgow and Durham via train?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Durham from Glasgow via train to be approximately 129 miles (208 km).

    Which train station in Glasgow goes to Durham? Which train station do I come into Durham from Glasgow?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arriving in Durham.

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 0.5 miles (757 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Durham, located 0.3 miles (533 m) away from the city centre.

    Which train providers can get me from Glasgow to Durham?

    For the best Glasgow to Durham train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Glasgow and Durham to compare what amenities they may offer.

    What time is the earliest train from Glasgow to Durham? What time is the last train from Glasgow to Durham?

    The earliest train for this journey departs from Glasgow at 12: 00. The last train leaves from Glasgow at 12: 45. Check Omio for the latest train times from Glasgow to Durham and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip to Durham from Glasgow.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
    Public transport options for Glasgow Central
    Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
    Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper