Duration 3h 53m
Distance 268.2 miles
Average price £80
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Reading and Durham takes 3h 53m and the fastest train takes 3h 27m. There is a train service every few hours from Reading 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 London

  1. Reading
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Durham
4h 18m
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£37 - £61

Reading to Durham train times

Trains run hourly between Reading and Durham. The earliest departure is at 06:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Reading is at 21:09 which arrives into Durham at 01:17. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Reading 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 Reading and arriving at Durham. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Reading and Durham is 232 miles. The road distance is 268.2 miles.

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Reading to Durham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to Durham train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Durham station.

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You can take a train from Reading to Durham via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 4h 18m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £130

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