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Newcastle upon Tyne to Durham Train Information

Avg. Train Duration12m
Trains arrive inDurham
Trains depart fromNewcastle upon Tyne
Train Ticket Price£ 4.49
Distance22 km
Train Companies
  • Cross Country

Trains from Newcastle to Durham: Journey Details

Virgin East Coast, TransPennine Express and Cross Country Rail provide frequent direct trains from Newcastle to Durham, with journey times of between 11 and 18 minutes. On weekdays, there are 65 trains, with the earliest departure from Newcastle in the early hours of the morning and runs roughly every 20 minutes until the final departure in the evening. On Saturdays, the final departure is earlier and on Sundays there are 51 trains from Newcastle to Durham.



Local Time 22:45
£ Sterling Pounds
Population 45,600
Region North East England
Languages English

How expensive is Durham?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Durham costs 39.7% more than in Newcastle.


Prices in Durham are on average 6.1% higher than in Newcastle.

Public Transport

Public transport in Durham costs around 23.8% more than in Newcastle.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Durham is about 63.3% more expensive than in Newcastle.

Taking the Train from Newcastle

Newcastle Central station is located in the centre of the city, adjacent to Neville Street. The station has its own stop on the Tyne and Wear Metro for connections to the airport and around the Tyneside region. Bus stops on Neville Street offer routes across the city, including some night services, and there is a taxi rank directly in front of the station.

Getting into Durham by Train

Durham is a picturesque and historic city with a skyline dominated by its castle and 11th-century Cathedral, notable for housing 3 copies of the Magna Carta. The atmospheric World Heritage Site of the old town is contained within a loop of the river Wear, with scenic walks along its banks and rowing boats for hire. Durham station is located high above the city to the east, a 15-minute walk from the centre via pedestrian walkways and stairs. The daytime shuttle bus service connects the station with the Market Square and Cathedral, although it does not operate on Sundays. There is a taxi rank outside the station and a taxi booking office on platform 2.

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