Duration 2h 2m
Distance 70.4 miles
Average price £15
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Carlisle and Durham takes 2h 2m and the fastest train takes 1h 32m. There is an hourly train service from Carlisle to Durham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Newcastle

  1. Carlisle
  2. Durham
1h 43m
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£10 - £57

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Carlisle to Durham? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carlisle and arriving at Durham. Services depart four times a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Carlisle and Durham is 55 miles. The road distance is 70.4 miles.

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Carlisle to Durham train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Carlisle station.

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Carlisle to Durham train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Newcastle station.

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What companies run services between Carlisle and Durham?

Northern Rail operates a train from Carlisle to Durham hourly. Tickets cost £15 - £22 and the journey takes 1h 21m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18

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