The average journey time by train between Manchester Airport and Durham is 2 hours and 45 minutes, with around 17 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Manchester Airport to Durham is 2 hours and 37 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Manchester Airport to Durham can start from as little as £22.10 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester Airport to Durham without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Manchester Airport to Durham each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Manchester Airport to Durham leaves at 03:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester Airport to Durham leaves at 21:13. 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.
Trains travelling from Manchester Airport to Durham cover a distance of around 102 miles (164 km) during the journey.
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 Manchester Airport to Durham is right for you.
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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