Trains from Manchester to Durham

Manchester to Durham train information

Manchester Durham train map

Train duration 2h12m
Arrival Durham, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 93 Miles
Train operators TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £69.10
Average train price £70.00

Which train company can I use?

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Manchester in England to Durham in England are run by TransPennine Express.

How long is the train?

On average, it takes approximately 2h12m by train covering a distance of 93 miles to get to Durham from Manchester. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

What is the price of the train?

The lowest ticket price we've found for the next 180 days is £69.10 one way.

Best prices for Manchester to Durham train tickets

from £69.10 MORE 2h12m

Manchester - Durham prices calendar

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Manchester - Durham: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Manchester to Durham in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £19 when buying your seat 15 days in advance which is 43% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Manchester to Durham trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Victoria
Durham
£69.10 17/09/2022 10:46 TransPennine Express 4 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Durham
£69.10 17/09/2022 10:00 TransPennine Express 4 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Durham
£69.10 17/09/2022 08:00 TransPennine Express 4 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Durham
£69.10 17/09/2022 09:00 TransPennine Express 4 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Durham
£69.10 17/09/2022 08:45 TransPennine Express 4 months ago
Manchester
Victoria
Durham
£69.10 17/09/2022 09:46 TransPennine Express 4 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Manchester - Durham train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Manchester Durham train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to assess the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Manchester Durham ticket is £69.10 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £69.10: £88/£69.10 = 1.27. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Durham to Manchester (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Manchester to Durham train £69.10 £46.07 £23.03 1.28

(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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