Cheap train tickets from London to Durham

Showing times and prices for 18 Jan

Cheapest

£47

Average

£127

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.

The average ticket from London to Durham will cost around £ 127 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 47.

Cheapest
08:27London Kings Cross3h27 11:54Durham
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£471One-way
09:30London Kings Cross2h52 12:22Durham
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£861One-way
08:30London Kings Cross2h55 11:25Durham
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£1291One-way
09:00London Kings Cross2h54 11:54Durham
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£1521One-way
08:00London Kings Cross2h54 10:54Durham
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£1521One-way

Train schedule London to Durham

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08:00London Kings Cross2h54 10:54Durham
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08:27London Kings Cross2h48 11:15Durham
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08:27London Kings Cross3h27 11:54Durham
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08:30London Kings Cross2h55 11:25Durham
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09:00London Kings Cross2h54 11:54Durham
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09:30London Kings Cross2h52 12:22Durham
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Tue
18 Jan
£44Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£89Loganair
Wed
19 Jan
£44Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£89Loganair
Thu
20 Jan
£44Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£100Loganair
Fri
21 Jan
£49Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
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Sat
22 Jan
£39London North Eastern Railway
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Sun
23 Jan
£56London North Eastern Railway
£20Megabus
£100Loganair
Mon
24 Jan
£44Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£89Loganair
Tue
25 Jan
£44Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£89Loganair
Wed
26 Jan
£44Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£100Loganair
Thu
27 Jan
£44Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£89Loganair
Fri
28 Jan
£49Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£89Loganair
Sat
29 Jan
£39London North Eastern Railway
£20Megabus
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Sun
30 Jan
£56London North Eastern Railway
£20Megabus
£100Loganair
Mon
31 Jan
£44Grand Central Trains
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Tue
1 Feb
£44Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£100Loganair
Wed
2 Feb
£39London North Eastern Railway
£20Megabus
£89Loganair
Thu
3 Feb
£44Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£100Loganair
Fri
4 Feb
£41Grand Central Trains
£20Megabus
£89Loganair
Sat
5 Feb
£161Grand Central Trains
£25National Express
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Sun
6 Feb
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£20Megabus
£89Loganair

Fastest train times from London to Durham

Showing times and prices for 18 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 48 m

Average

2 h 58 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

376 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Durham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 376 km distance in an average of 2 h 58 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 48 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 27 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:27London Kings Cross2h48 11:15Durham
1 changes
£1991One-way
09:30London Kings Cross2h52 12:22Durham
0 changes
£861One-way
09:00London Kings Cross2h54 11:54Durham
1 changes
£1521One-way
08:00London Kings Cross2h54 10:54Durham
1 changes
£1521One-way
08:30London Kings Cross2h55 11:25Durham
0 changes
£1291One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Durham

distanceDistance233 miles (376 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€58)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains

Trains from London to Durham cover the 233 miles (376 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 54 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £51, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £39. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Durham.

Trains from London to Durham: Journey Details

Virgin Trains East Coast provide direct trains from London to Durham. The weekday schedule begins with an early morning departure and continues with hourly services until the final train from London in the late evening. Journey times are approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes. Indirect services allow increased daytime options; these journeys involve taking a Virgin or Grand Central service to York, Doncaster or Darlington and changing to a CrossCountry or TransPennine Express connection to Durham. Sunday services feature a similar schedule but with a later first departure in the morning from London.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Durham leave from Kings Cross station on the northern side of the city centre. The Underground station, accessible from the concourse or from Euston Road, offers connections across the city on 6 lines. Buses, including some night services, stop nearby on Euston Road or York Way and provide routes around most areas of London. Taxis are available from a rank beside the station on Pancras Road.

Getting into Durham by Train

Durham is a historic city distinguished by the imposing 11th-century cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which houses 3 copies of the Magna Carta. The atmospheric lanes of the old quarter beneath the Norman castle are packed with interesting independent shops, with paths leading down to woodland and riverside walks. Trains from London to Durham arrive at the city's station located around 15 minutes walk to the west of the centre, via pedestrian walkways and steps. The shuttle bus 40 offers a regular connection between the station and the cathedral and Market Square, also stopping at the city bus station on North Road. There is a taxi rank close to the main station entrance.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Durham leave from Kings Cross station on the northern side of the city centre. The Underground station, accessible from the concourse or from Euston Road, offers connections across the city on 6 lines. Buses, including some night services, stop nearby on Euston Road or York Way and provide routes around most areas of London. Taxis are available from a rank beside the station on Pancras Road.

Getting into Durham by Train

Durham is a historic city distinguished by the imposing 11th-century cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which houses 3 copies of the Magna Carta. The atmospheric lanes of the old quarter beneath the Norman castle are packed with interesting independent shops, with paths leading down to woodland and riverside walks. Trains from London to Durham arrive at the city's station located a 15 minutes walk from the west of the centre, via pedestrian walkways and steps. The shuttle bus 40 offers a regular connection between the station and the cathedral and Market Square, also stopping at the city bus station on North Road. There is a taxi rank close to the main station entrance.

Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Durham.
FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains between London and Durham?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Durham from London to cost as little as £39  in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from London to Durham cost on average?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Durham train price to come in at an average of £51  one way.

How far is it from London to Durham by train?

The train distance from London to Durham is around 233 miles (376 km).

How many hours does it take from London to Durham by train?

On average the train from London to Durham duration is 2 h 54 min  for the 233 miles (376 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

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

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Durham.

Where is the train station in London? Where is the train station in Durham?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Durham, located 0.3 miles (533 m) away from the city centre.

What train companies go from London to Durham?

When taking a train from London to Durham, you can count on London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains for the best way to get you to Durham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London to Durham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Is there a direct train to Durham from London?

Yes, you can look for direct trains from London to Durham with London North Eastern Railway  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

What are the first and last departure train times from London to Durham?

The earliest train for this route departs from London at 08: 00. The last train leaves from London at 14: 15. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Durham and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I purchase London Durham train tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from London to Durham is on average £51 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Durham from London available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Durham
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip from London to Durham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139