Trains from London to Durham

London to Durham train information

London Durham train map

Train duration 2h52m
Arrival Durham, England
Departure London, England
Distance 234 Miles
Lowest train price from £64.50
Average train price £129.00

There are many train companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you can see the trains from London in England to Durham in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Durham from London. The average travel duration between London to Durham is 2h52m to travel the 234 miles.

The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £64.50 one way.

Best prices for London to Durham train tickets

from £64.50 MORE 3h07m
Other modes of transport available
from £19.33 MORE 10h05m

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London - Durham: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets London to Durham will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 1 month in advance, tickets should be available from £36 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £84 for your journey. Thus, you can save 58% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for London to Durham trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Kings Cross
£64.50 28/05/2024 08:27 2 months ago
Kings Cross
£192.80 28/05/2024 08:27 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

London Durham train

Discount London - Durham train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your London 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.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from London to Durham cost on average £128.65 (1). When dividing £88 by £128.65 (£88/£128.65 = 0.68), you can see that after only 1 one way journeys from Durham to London, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 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
London to Durham train £128.65 £85.77 £42.88 0.69

(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

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