How to get to Durham from Reading

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from Reading to Durham

How to get to Durham from Reading by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Reading to Durham is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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15:5510h50
Reading
02:45Durham
£191One-way
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Megabus
15:5510h50
Reading
02:45Durham
£191One-way
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Megabus
15:5510h50
Reading
02:45Durham
£191One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information from Reading to Durham

distanceDistance230 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £191
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £191 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEast Coast

Travel 230 miles by coach or train to Durham from Reading. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are East Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Reading to Durham.

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Travel on CrossCountry travel to Durham from Reading at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Reading and Durham. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    FAQs: Reading to Durham

    FAQs: Travel 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 Reading to Durham.
    FAQs

    You can get from Reading to Durham 2 different ways: coach or train.

    The cheapest way to go to Durham from Reading is by taking a coach, which costs on average £18.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Reading to Durham:

    A coach is £172 less than a flight with an average ticket price of £191 from Reading to Durham.

    Taking a coach costs £50 less than taking a train, which costs on average £68 for the same trip.

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

    Other travel options to Durham take longer:

    Getting to Durham by coach takes 10 h 30 min on average.

    Train takes 4 h 1 min on average.

    The distance between Reading and Durham is around 230 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Reading to Durham is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Reading to Durham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

      • Coaches mostly depart from Reading, Station Road (Stop SD) and arrive in Durham, University - Palatine Centre.
      • Trains from Reading to Durham most often leave from Reading and arrive in Durham.

      The following travel companies offer services from Reading to Durham:

      • Travel with East Coast or CrossCountry for trains to Durham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for East Coast Reading to Durham tickets on Omio for £68.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Reading to Durham with the following travel companies:

      • You can travel directly by coach with.
      • You can travel directly by plane with.
      • You can take a direct train with.

      Direct services to Durham tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Omio customers who travel from Reading to Durham often also extend their holiday to go to London, Edinburgh, York, Newcastle-upon-Tyne or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Durham and these popular destinations at a great price.

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