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.
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3 h 31 m
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Of the 7 trains that leave Liverpool for Durham every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||110 miles (177 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h|
|Average train ticket price||£56 (€63)|
|Train companies||Transpennine Express|
Trains from Liverpool to Durham cover the 110 miles (177 km) long route taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Durham.
Travellers looking to catch trains from Liverpool to Durham will be pleased to find around two scheduled services every hour. Services begin at around 6:00 a.m. during the week and run until around 9:00 p.m. At the weekend, there are still plenty of trains but with a slightly later start at around 8:00 a.m. Most services take less than three hours and many are direct.
The Liverpool to Durham route is serviced by First Transpennine Express only. However, with trains available throughout the day at approximately half-hourly intervals, passengers don't have to wait for long to make their journey. Trains depart from Liverpool Lime Street, the city's terminus station, and travel to Durham Railway Station.
Most journeys take under three hours, even with a change. The fastest service is a direct one that takes two hours 41 minutes and most take three hours or less. Some services require a single change at York.
There are typically two services on offer every hour, with a train available at approximately half-hourly intervals between around 6:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. during the week. At weekends, the service begins from around 8:00 a.m. and operates until between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. depending on the day. It's always worth checking the timetable in advance before travel.
Departure train station: Liverpool Lime Street is the main train station in Liverpool and the city's terminus station. It's located on Lime Street in the city centre, making it convenient for onward travel and access to the city's facilities. Inside the terminal, travellers will find facilities such as ticketing booths, information screens, retail outlets, coffee kiosks, seating areas and more.
Arrival train station: Durham Train Station is located on Station Approach in the city. It has a taxi rank directly outside and buses are just a short walk away. A car park is also available. Inside the station, there are ticketing facilities, trolleys, seating areas, accessible toilets, ATMs, a coffee kiosk and newsagent, food outlet, WiFi and a lounge.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Liverpool Lime Street to Durham.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Liverpool Lime Street, located approximately 0.4 miles (692 m) from the city centre of Liverpool. The most popular arrival train station in Durham, called Durham, is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from its city centre.
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