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Bournemouth to Durham by train

  • First train
    05:54
  • Last train
    23:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 34m
  • Distance
    451 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Durham by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Durham take around 5 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 451 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Durham.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Durham?

Journeys between Bournemouth and Durham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Durham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 33 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Durham?

The Bournemouth to Durham train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bournemouth to Durham train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Durham is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 06:06, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Bournemouth to Durham train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bournemouth to Durham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Durham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bournemouth to Durham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Durham to Bournemouth by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.