Trains from Birmingham to Durham

Birmingham to Durham train information

Birmingham Durham train map

Train duration 3h16m
Arrival Durham, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 160 Miles
  • The route connecting Birmingham, which is in England and Durham, located in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • There are 160 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Birmingham to Durham is normally 3h16m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Durham from Birmingham, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to look at the latest available offers.

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Best prices for Birmingham to Durham trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Durham by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Durham to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Birmingham - Durham train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Birmingham Durham train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Birmingham to Durham cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Durham to Birmingham, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Durham train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare