Trains from Reading to Durham

Reading to Durham train information

Reading Durham train map

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Arrival Durham, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 231 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Reading, 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 much times does it take?

There are 231 miles between Reading to Durham. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Durham from Reading, and it’s also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

How much does it costs?

Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Reading to Durham train tickets

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Reading - Durham prices calendar

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Best prices for Reading to Durham trains

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

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Discount Reading - Durham train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Reading 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 purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Reading to Durham? Check with your calculator, considering:

    A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

    B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

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

    Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Reading to Durham (one way trip).

  • 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
Reading 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