Duration 2h 38m
Distance 77.2 miles
Average price £54
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Durham and Gretna Green takes 2h 38m and the fastest train takes 2h 1m. There is a train service every few hours from Durham to Gretna Green. 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. Newcastle
  2. Gretna Green
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Durham to Gretna Green train times

Trains run hourly between Durham and Gretna Green. The service departs Durham at 21:01 at night, which arrives into Gretna Green at 23:20. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Durham to Gretna Green. However, there are services departing from Durham and arriving at Gretna Green via Newcastle and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Durham and Gretna Green is 62 miles. The road distance is 77.2 miles.

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Durham to Gretna Green train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Newcastle station.

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

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There are 123+ hotels available in Gretna Green. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Durham and Gretna Green?

Northern Rail operates a train from Newcastle to Carlisle hourly. Tickets cost £23 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 20m.
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