Durham Train Station

Last updated: 18 Apr, 2024

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Durham train station

Durham Train Station, located in the historic city of Durham, United Kingdom, serves as a key transport hub connecting locals and visitors to various destinations across the country. As a bustling station, it offers easy access to Durham's rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture, and vibrant city life.

For those planning to explore Durham's charm, the station is the ideal starting point. Visitors can conveniently obtain their Durham train tickets either at the station's ticket counters or through online platforms. With multiple train companies operating from this station, travelers have the flexibility to choose their preferred routes and schedules. To stay up-to-date with the latest information, passengers can easily access Durham train times via the station's website or dedicated apps.

Durham Train Station itself is an impressive structure, blending modern convenience with its historical surroundings. Its excellent facilities ensure a comfortable and seamless travel experience for passengers, including accessible amenities for individuals with disabilities. Moreover, the station is centrally located, providing convenient access to the city center and its renowned attractions, including the iconic Durham Cathedral and the picturesque River Wear.

Whether you are a local commuter or a curious visitor, Durham Train Station offers a gateway to discovery, combining efficient rail services, easy ticketing options, and a prime location to explore the cultural and historical wonders of Durham.

Station details & facilities

Facilities

󰅁ATM Machine󰽇

ATM Machine

Yes

Bureau de Change

No

󰅀Bicycle Hire󰽇

Bicycle Hire

No

󰅂Bicycle Parking󰽇

Bicycle Parking

Spaces: 58

Sheltered Cycle storage

Yes

CCTV: Yes

Location

North end of Platforms 1 and 2

Storage type

Stands

󰅎Public Wifi󰽇

Public Wifi

No

󰅄Pay Phone󰽇

Pay Phone

Yes

󰅆Post box󰽇

Post box

No

󰅇Refreshments󰽇

Refreshments

Yes

Notes

Coffee shop, WHSmiths and a bar available for refreshments

󰅈Seating Facilities󰽇

Seating area

Yes

Waiting Rooms

Yes

Location

This station has heated waiting rooms available. Seating is available at an accessible height in the waiting room and on platformsWaiting Room Platform 1 opening hours Monday to Saturday - 04:00 - 22:00 Sunday 08:00 - 22:00 Platform 2 opening hours Monday to Saturday 05:30 - 20:00 Sunday 09:00 - 20:00

󰅌Toilet󰽇

Toilet

Yes

Location

The toilets are located on the Concourse of both platforms. The National key toilets are located on both platforms; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key. A RADAR key is available from the Customer Information Points on both platforms. Toilet opening hours are at all times that the station is open.

󰅐Tourist information office󰽇

Tourist information office

No

󰅍Trolleys󰽇

Trolleys

Yes

Services

󰅋Ticket buying and collection󰽇

Ticket office opening

No

Top up Oyster pay as you go here

No

Use Oyster pay as you go here

No

󰅏Transport links󰽇

Taxi rank

Durham is a large station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. To book a taxi in advance call 0191 371 2727.

󰅅Accessibility and mobility access󰽇

Customer help points

No

Staff help

Yes

Notes

When arriving for booked or turn-up-and-go assistance, the meeting point is the Ticket Office. Staff are available to provide Passenger Assist at all times that trains are operating for customers who have booked or who travel as turn-up-and-go. Assistance is available both to board/alight trains and also navigating around the station.

Accessible ticket machines

Yes

Accessible ticket office counter

Yes

Ramp for train access

No

Accessible taxis

Yes

Notes

Durham is a large station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. To book a taxi in advance call 0191 371 2727.

Accessible toilets

Yes

Location

The toilets are located on the Concourse of both platforms. The National key toilets are located on both platforms; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key. A RADAR key is available from the Customer Information Points on both platforms. Toilet opening hours are at all times that the station is open.

Impaired mobility setDown

Yes

Wheel chairs

Yes

󰅃General services information󰽇

Customer service

No

Left luggage

No

Lost property

Yes

Notes

01302 362175

Departure and arrivals from

Departures
Arrivals
TrainTimePlatformStatus
from Edinburgh (Waverley)11:182On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)11:272On time
from Newcastle11:322On time
from London Kings Cross11:431On time
from Penzance11:531On time