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Newcastle to Durham by train

It takes an average of 15m to travel from Newcastle to Durham by train, over a distance of around 13 miles (21 km). There are normally 116 trains per day traveling from Newcastle to Durham and tickets for this journey start from $2.66 when you book in advance.

First train

03:23

Last train

22:57

Departure station

Newcastle

Arrival station

Durham

Journey time

From 11m

Distance

13 miles (21 km)

Frequency

116 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $2.66

Train operators

CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, London North Eastern Railway

Newcastle to Durham train times

Check out the next trains departing from Newcastle to Durham for Sunday Feb 25th 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
07:49 newcastle08:00 durhamPlatform 3 estimatedtranspennine express Off PeakGet tickets11m, direct
07:55 On timenewcastle08:06 On timedurhamPlatform 2 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Off PeakGet tickets11m, direct
08:25 newcastle08:36 durhamPlatform 3 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Off PeakGet tickets11m, direct
08:38 newcastle08:49 durhamPlatform 3 estimatedtranspennine express Off PeakGet tickets11m, direct
08:55 newcastle09:06 durhamPlatform 2 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Off PeakGet tickets11m, direct

Traveling from Newcastle to Durham by train

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

On average, it takes around 15 minutes to travel from Newcastle to Durham by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 11 minutes though. You'll usually find 116 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 Durham.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Newcastle to Durham start from $2.66 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 Durham by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

FAQs for Newcastle to Durham

Want to know more about your journey from Newcastle to Durham? 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 Newcastle to Durham take?

The average journey time by train between Newcastle and Durham is 15 minutes, with around 116 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 Newcastle and Durham by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Newcastle to Durham is 11 minutes.

How much does the train from Newcastle to Durham cost?

Train tickets from Newcastle to Durham can start from as little as $2.66 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 Newcastle to Durham?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Newcastle to Durham without having to change trains. There are 116 direct trains from Newcastle to Durham each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Newcastle to Durham leaves at 03:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Newcastle to Durham leaves at 22:57. 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 Newcastle and Durham by train?

Trains travelling from Newcastle to Durham 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 Durham to Newcastle.

Cheap train tickets from Newcastle to Durham

Train tickets from Newcastle to Durham start at $2.66 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 Newcastle to Durham 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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Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.

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