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Journey information from Birmingham to Durham

  • Train Fares from: £36.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 31
  • Distance: 159 miles (256 km)
  • Train operators: CrossCountry
  • Origin: Birmingham
  • Destination: Durham
  • How long does it take to travel from Birmingham to Durham by train?

    The average journey time between Birmingham and Durham is . On an average weekday, there are 31 trains travelling from Birmingham to Durham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Birmingham to Durham by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Birmingham to Durham cost?

    Train tickets from Birmingham to Durham can start from as little as £36.50 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.

  • Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Durham?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Durham without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Birmingham to Durham.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Birmingham and Durham?

    The distance between Birmingham and Durham is 159 miles.

    Distance: 159 miles
  • What time is the first train from Birmingham to Durham?

    The first train from Birmingham to Durham departs at .

    What time is the last train from Birmingham to Durham?

    The last train from Birmingham to Durham departs at .

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    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Birmingham to Durham timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Birmingham to Durham for Wednesday 23rd Sep 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
06:0309:163h 13m, direct
06:3009:313h 1m, direct
07:0310:153h 12m, direct
08:0311:153h 12m, direct
09:0312:163h 13m, direct
10:0313:153h 12m, direct
11:0314:193h 16m, direct
12:0315:153h 12m, direct
13:0316:173h 14m, direct
14:0317:153h 12m, direct

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Durham

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
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