Durham Cathedral is a remarkable building — one of Britain's greatest religious buildings to visit.


It's simple to reach Durham Cathedral, in Durham, by train. Simply hop on a train to Durham station and then it's just a 14-minute walk away.


For more visitor info including opening times, visit Durham Cathedral’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Advance purchase tickets can only be purchased before 17:30
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 06:00 - 19:30
Friday 06:00 - 20:00
Saturday 06:00 - 19:00
Sunday 08:00 - 20:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes that can develop and grow our business.

Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park Short stay
Carpark operatorVirgin Trains East Coast Virgin Trains East Coast
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£475.00
Per Hour£2.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces72
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

North end of Platforms 1 and 2

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Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level both sides, no interchange (subway/steps) - Difficult route around station for 200 yards. Ticket office and Car Park are step free. There is now a lift available from platforms 1&2.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Departures and arrivals from Durham

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Durham station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to PeterboroughLondon North Eastern Railway05:001On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express05:181On time
to PeterboroughLondon North Eastern Railway05:391On time
to London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway06:131On time
to PeterboroughLondon North Eastern Railway06:431On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from NewcastleLondon North Eastern Railway04:581On time
from NewcastleTransPennine Express05:171On time
from NewcastleLondon North Eastern Railway05:371On time
from NewcastleLondon North Eastern Railway06:111On time
from NewcastleLondon North Eastern Railway06:421On time

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