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Durham to Newcastle by train

It takes an average of 21m to travel from Durham to Newcastle by train, over a distance of around 13 miles (21 km). There are normally 93 trains per day traveling from Durham to Newcastle and tickets for this journey start from $2.71 when you book in advance.

First train

5:41 am

Last train

12:29 am

Departure station

Durham

Arrival station

Newcastle

Journey time

From 12m

Distance

13 miles (21 km)

Frequency

93 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $2.71

Train operators

CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, London North Eastern Railway

Durham to Newcastle train times

Check out the next trains departing from Durham to Newcastle for Mittwoch Juli 24. 2024 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
6:41 am On timedurham6:59 am On timenewcastlePlatform 2 estimatednorthern PeakGet tickets18m, direct
7:06 am On timedurham7:23 am On timenewcastlePlatform 2 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets17m, direct
7:12 am On timedurham7:26 am On timenewcastlePlatform 2 crosscountry PeakGet tickets14m, direct
7:27 am On timedurham7:40 am On timenewcastlePlatform 2 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets13m, direct
7:42 am durham8:00 am newcastlePlatform 2 estimatednorthern PeakGet tickets18m, direct

Traveling from Durham to Newcastle by train

Looking to travel from Durham to Newcastle by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 21 minutes to travel from Durham to Newcastle by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 12 minutes though. You'll usually find 93 trains per day running along the 21 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Newcastle.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Durham to Newcastle start from $2.71 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Newcastle by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

FAQs for Durham to Newcastle

Want to know more about your journey from Durham to Newcastle? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Durham to Newcastle take?

The average journey time by train between Durham and Newcastle is 21 minutes, with around 93 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Durham and Newcastle by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Durham to Newcastle is 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Durham to Newcastle cost?

Train tickets from Durham to Newcastle can start from as little as $2.71 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Durham to Newcastle?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Durham to Newcastle without having to change trains. There are 93 direct trains from Durham to Newcastle each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Durham to Newcastle leave?

The first train from Durham to Newcastle leaves at 05:41. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Durham to Newcastle leave?

The last train from Durham to Newcastle leaves at 00:29. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Durham and Newcastle by train?

Trains travelling from Durham to Newcastle cover a distance of around 13 miles (21 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Newcastle to Durham.

Cheap train tickets from Durham to Newcastle

Train tickets from Durham to Newcastle start at $2.71 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Durham to Newcastle is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.

What are my ticket options for this journey?

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