From brooding dramatic landscapes and cobbled streets to its magnificent World Heritage Site cathedral, Durham is well worth a visit
Trains to Durham
Writer Bill Bryson said it was love at first sight when he arrived in Durham - and it’s easy to see why. From brooding dramatic landscapes and cobbled streets to its magnificent World Heritage Site cathedral, Durham is well worth a visit.
Great value tickets to Durham
One of the most picturesque towns in the North East, Durham never ceases to be among our most popular destinations. Check out our extensive range of deals on train tickets to Durham, and make your next rail trip to Durham a special one.
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Travel to Durham by Train
A small station with a big role, Durham Station is a principal stop on the east coast mainline. Located only 15 minutes south of Newcastle, most Virgin Trains East Coast inter-city train services stop in Durham on their journey from Edinburgh to Leeds and London. Built in 1857 and refurbished in 2006-2008, Durham train station is located to the north of the city centre. There is a great range of value train tickets and cheap rail fares available on our website to get to Durham from destinations all across Scotland and England.
Travel times to Durham
Some of our key routes to and from Durham include trains to Leeds, London and Scotland along the scenic east coast mainline. Travel to Durham by train and avail of the core benefits of rail travel – it’s often faster and always more relaxing than the alternatives, offers you flexibility and comfort and is perfect for an easy and hassle-free for trip with family and friends. Travel times vary from journey to journey, so please use our journey planner to find the right train for you. But one thing always remains the same: Only we offer Virgin East Coast tickets at the best possible price with no hidden fees. That’s our Price Promise.
Durham to Edinburgh: from 1 hour 47 minutes
Durham to Aberdeen: from 4 hours 26 minutes
Durham to Hull: from 2 hours 2 minutes
Durham to London: from 2 hours 56 minutes