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Trains from Newcastle to Durham

Running 28 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

With CrossCountry, there are Advance tickets, meaning you can enjoy great savings on journeys up to 15 minutes before departure.

Although your journey from Newcastle to Durham is a short one, at CrossCountry we do everything we can to make sure it is a comfortable one. As you travel South from Newcastle, enjoy views over the River Tyne and see if you can spot the Angel of the North, the infamous contemporary sculpture that dominates Newcastle’s skyline. Before you know it, you’ll be rolling into the historic city of Durham.

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CrossCountry Trains from Newcastle Central to Durham

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Travelling to Durham

  • First CrossCountry train - 06:23
  • Last CrossCountry train - 19:45

Travelling from Newcastle to Durham

Travel with CrossCountry to discover Durham and all it has to offer. Wander down the winding cobbled streets of the historical city, take a relaxing walk along the River Wear, or soak up the atmosphere in one of its wonderful cafes, classy boutiques or galleries. Durham Cathedral and adjacent 11th century Castle World Heritage Site are not to be missed and the University buildings are also worth admiring.

Once you have arrived in Durham

Onward travel: Taxis and Buses in Durham

Durham is a small and compact city, so most places are easily walkable. Bus services offer an extensive local service connecting the city centre with outlying areas as well as neighbouring towns and villages. For those who prefer to travel more directly there is a taxi rank available at the station.

Shopping in Durham

The historic streets of Durham city present a selection of retail therapy options, with high street favourites battling for tourists’ attention from independent shops, boutiques and quirky craft and gift shops. If you’re looking to bag yourself a bargain, Dalton Park is the biggest outlet shopping centre in the region. Alternatively, one of Durham’s market towns like Bishop Auckland or Vale of Durham will offer some character and charm. Before you leave, don’t forget to stop off at one of the city’s farm shops or farmers markets and take home some local produce!

Culture in Durham

A visit to Durham promises its visitors a wealth of culture. Visual arts show off the cities creative appeal, theatre and dance productions captivate crowds and the cities interesting history tells tales of its beautiful buildings. Immerse yourself in Durham’s colonial past by visiting sites like Historic Stagville, Bennett Place and Duke Homestead. If you visit in April, make sure to check out Durham’s biggest and most well-known film festival, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Durham also offers countless opportunities for nightlife, performances and exploring nature.

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