It takes an average of 4h 40m to travel from Manchester Airport to Durham by train, over a distance of around 102 miles (164 km). There are normally 70 trains per day travelling from Manchester Airport to Durham and tickets for this journey start from £21.20 when you book in advance.
164 miles (102 km)
70 trains per day
If you want to travel from Manchester Airport to Durham by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Manchester Airport to Durham by train to take around 4 hours 40 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 2 hours 45 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 70 trains per day running on this route, which spans 102 miles (164 km). You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Durham. You can travel on this route with either London North Eastern Railway, Transport for Wales or East Midlands Railway. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
Train tickets from Manchester Airport to Durham start from £21.20 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Travelling during Off-Peak times or using a Railcard can also help you save money on train travel. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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The average journey time by train between Manchester Airport and Durham is 4 hours and 40 minutes, with around 70 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 45 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Manchester Airport to Durham can start from as little as £21.20 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Manchester Airport to Durham. Travelling from Manchester Airport to Durham by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Manchester Airport to Durham leaves at 02:59. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester Airport to Durham leaves at 00:38. 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.
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