Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.
Kick back and relax on your journey from Birmingham to Durham with CrossCountry. When you travel on one of our trains, you'll get excellent service and a great travel experience. Travelling around the country has never been so comfortable.
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Travelling to Durham
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Travelling from Birmingham to Durham
From activities for the kids to nightlife for the grown-ups, Durham has you covered. CrossCountry runs direct trains to Durham, so you'll arrive ready to explore. However long you decide to stay, you'll find Durham ready for you, and CrossCountry ready to take you there.
Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Durham?
Yes, regular direct trains run between Birmingham and Durham with CrossCountry.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Birmingham to Durham?
As you would expect from CrossCountry, our service from Birmingham to Durham has lots of amenities to enjoy. Take advantage of the at-seat service providing drinks and a selection of snacks, as well as plentiful seating choices and charge points (subject to availability). We have everything you need onboard to have a great train journey.
Is WiFi available on trains from Birmingham to Durham?
Yes! Surf the web as you would at home with our free on-board WiFi on all our trains from Birmingham to Durham.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.
Can I reserve a seat on trains from Birmingham to Durham?
In most cases, if you have an Anytime or Off-Peak ticket, you can reserve a seat using our ten minute reservation service. The good news is that this service is available in both Standard and First Class, and it's also available to season ticket holders! Check out our Ten Minute Reservation page for more!
Where can I find cheap tickets from Birmingham to Durham?
We want to help you travel as cheaply as possible to connect you with the people and places you love. There are lots of ways to find cheaper tickets - from being flexible with timing to booking ahead. Keep an eye on our special offers page and check out our guide to finding cheap tickets for more tips.
Can I use my railcard on trains from Birmingham to Durham?
If you're a railcard holder, you're in luck - there's a good chance you'll be able to save up to 1/3 on your ticket from Birmingham to Durham. We accept railcards on most of our services, so check out our Railcards page for more information about your specific railcard.
For full information about Durham station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Durham
Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!
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