Leicester to Durham by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:45
  • Last train
    23:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 51m

Travelling from Leicester to Durham by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Durham take around 2 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 241 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Durham.

Are there direct trains from Leicester to Durham?

Journeys between Leicester and Durham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Leicester to Durham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 56 departures.

How long is the train journey from Leicester to Durham?

The Leicester to Durham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Leicester to Durham train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Durham is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 04:45, and the last at 22:01.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Leicester to Durham 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 Leicester to Durham by train.

Which train companies operate between Leicester and Durham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Durham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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