Perth to Durham by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 15m
  • Distance
    214 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Perth to Durham by train

Fast trains from Perth to Durham take around 3 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 214 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Perth and Durham.

1. Are there direct trains from Perth to Durham?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Perth to Durham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

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

The Perth to Durham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Durham is usually scheduled to depart Perth around 05:13 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Perth around 05:35, and the last at 22:43.

When to book Perth 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 Perth to Durham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Perth and Durham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Perth 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
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Durham to Perth 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.