How to get from London to Durham

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from London to Durham

You can get from London to Durham by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Durham on 28 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55London5h40 15:35Durham
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£201One-way
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09:30London6h05 15:35Durham
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23:00London6h30 05:30Durham
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£291One-way
09:30London Kings Cross2h52 12:22Durham
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£841One-way

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Travel Information from London to Durham

distanceDistance233 miles (376 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £128
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £109 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 233 miles (376 km) from London to Durham. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus, Loganair or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Durham.

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FAQs

There are 3 travel options from London to Durham: coach, flight or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Durham, which costs on average £21.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Durham:

A coach is about £89 less than a flight, which costs on average £109 for this route.

A coach is generally £107 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £128 from London to Durham.

The fastest way to get to Durham from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Durham that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 40 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 33 min   on average.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Durham:

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Teesside International Airport.
  • Trains from London to Durham most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Durham.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Durham:

  • You can travel by coach between London and Durham with Megabus, and you can find Megabus London to Durham tickets for £21 on Omio.
  • You can travel between London and Durham by flight with Loganair. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £109 with Loganair from London to Durham.
  • You can travel by train to Durham from London with London North Eastern Railway, and you can find London North Eastern Railway London to Durham tickets for £128 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available to Durham from London with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with National Express.
  • You can take a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Durham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between London and Durham.

Looking to extend your trip from London to Durham? Many Omio customers who go from London to Durham usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you're looking to explore Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh or Manchester from Durham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from London to Durham, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £21 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £109 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £128 one way on average.

But we recommend booking London to Durham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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