Trains from Leicester to Durham

Leicester to Durham train information

Leicester Durham train map

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Arrival Durham, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 149 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Leicester, located in England and Durham, situated in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How far is it by train?

There are 149 miles from Leicester to Durham. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Durham from Leicester, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Leicester to Durham train tickets

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Leicester - Durham prices calendar

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Best prices for Leicester to Durham trains

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

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Discount Leicester - Durham train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Leicester Durham train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Leicester to Durham? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Leicester Durham ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Leicester to Durham (one way journey).

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail 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
Leicester 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