Durham to Manchester by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Durham to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Durham to Manchester take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 151 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Durham and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Durham to Manchester?
Direct trains from Durham to Manchester have been found.
We usually find around 52 direct trains on the route from Durham to Manchester every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 46 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Durham to Manchester?
The Durham to Manchester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Durham to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Durham around 05:04 and the last train is around 22:14.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Durham to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Durham to Manchester are $21.10.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $32 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $31. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Durham to Manchester train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Durham to Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Durham and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Durham to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Manchester to Durham by train