Duration 4h 5m
Distance 127.7 miles
Average price £62
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Southport and Durham takes 4h 5m and the fastest train takes 3h 18m. There is a train service every few hours from Southport 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.


  1. Southport
  2. Manchester Victoria
  3. Durham
3h 45m
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£50 - £73

Southport to Durham train times

Trains run hourly between Southport and Durham. The service departs Southport at 22:18 at night, which arrives into Durham at 11:07. All services require a transfer at Manchester Victoria and take an average of 4h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Southport 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.

No, there is no direct train from Southport to Durham. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Durham via Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Southport and Durham is 98 miles. The road distance is 127.7 miles.

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

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Southport to Durham train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Durham station.

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You can take a train from Southport to Durham via Manchester Victoria in around 3h 45m.
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