Duration 3h 3m
Distance 91.8 miles
Average price £96
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Durham and Galashiels takes 3h 3m and the fastest train takes 2h 36m. There is a train service every few hours from Durham to Galashiels. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Durham
  2. Edinburgh
  3. Galashiels
3h 6m
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£25 - £210

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No, there is no direct train from Durham to Galashiels. However, there are services departing from Durham and arriving at Galashiels via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Durham and Galashiels is 76 miles. The road distance is 91.8 miles.

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Durham to Galashiels train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Durham station.

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Durham to Galashiels train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Galashiels station.

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