Durham to Plymouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 41m
  • Distance
    519 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Durham to Plymouth by train

Fast trains from Durham to Plymouth take around 6 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 519 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Durham and Plymouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Durham to Plymouth?

Direct trains from Durham to Plymouth have been found.

We usually find around 30 direct trains on the route from Durham to Plymouth every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

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

The Durham to Plymouth train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Plymouth is usually scheduled to depart Durham around 06:38 and the last train is around 16:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Durham around 06:52, and the last at 16:56.

When to book Durham to Plymouth 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 Durham to Plymouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Durham and Plymouth?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Durham to Plymouth.

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

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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.