Trains to Durham

The top university town deserves closer examination.


Durham Station

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Popular trains to Durham

Durham to Edinburgh

From £10.30

Durham to London

From £20.00

Durham to Peterborough

From £16.00

Some of our key routes to and from Durham include trains to Leeds, London and Scotland along the scenic east coast.  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.  

Intelligent travellers can find cheap train tickets using our journey planner. Or if you want a higher grade of luxury, it only costs a little more to travel to Durham in First Class comfort. Either way, the price you see is the price you pay. No hidden fees – that’s our Price Promise.

Delve into the delights of Durham

There are few more majestic views in the UK than to gaze across the River Wear at Durham Cathedral and Castle. It’s also home to one of the most prestigious universities in the country. So obviously there’s plenty worth studying here. Come and feed your mind, body and soul with just a cheap train ticket.

Things to do in Durham

From brooding dramatic landscapes and cobbled streets to its magnificent World Heritage Site cathedral, Durham is well worth a visit

Where to eat in Durham

Here’s Virgins Train East Coast's guide to food, fun and fab shopping in Durham.  

Where to stay in Durham

At the end of a busy day, it’s good to know there are plenty of options to lay your weary head.

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