If you want to travel from Newcastle to Durham by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Newcastle to Durham by train to take around 15 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 10 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 84 trains per day running on this route, which spans 13 miles (21 km). There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Durham. You can travel on this route with either London North Eastern Railway, TransPennine Express or CrossCountry. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
Train tickets from Newcastle to Durham start from £2.00 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 Newcastle and Durham is 15 minutes, with around 84 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 Newcastle to Durham is 10 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Newcastle to Durham can start from as little as £2 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 Newcastle to Durham without having to change trains. There are 84 direct trains from Newcastle to Durham each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Newcastle to Durham leaves at 03:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Newcastle to Durham leaves at 22:45. 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 Newcastle to Durham cover a distance of around 13 miles (21 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 Newcastle 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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