Both direct and indirect routes to London call at Durham hourly. Virgin Trains East Coast provide a direct service to London Kings Cross which takes approximately 3 hours. CrossCountry operates an indirect route changing at York which also takes roughly 3 hours.
Breakfast options are available to all passengers until 10am. While first class travellers have the choice from an at-seat dining menu, standard class have a choice of porridge, pastries and various healthy options.
CrossCountry services provide snacks for travellers between 6am and 8pm and there is also wheelchair space available in Coach A for first class passengers and Coach F for standard class.
*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
How long does it take to travel from Durham to London by train?
The average journey time between Durham and London is 2 hours 59 minutes. The fastest journey time is 3 hours 6 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 48 trains per day travelling from Durham to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from Durham to London?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Durham to London without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Durham to London.
What time are the first and last train from Durham to London?
The first train from Durham to London departs at .
The last train from Durham to London departs at .
No sleeper services are available.
There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.