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Durham University


Information for Train Users

Durham University is easily accessible by train and the East Coast Main Line runs through the heart of Durham City. Train services which call at Durham Railway Station include the London North Eastern Railway, TransPennine, Northern and Cross Country trains. Please visit the relevant links on the right handside of this webpage for access to timetables and further information.

Access from the train station to various Univerity locations can be made by bus using the 40B service. This arrangement allows staff and students to use the service for £1 per single journey and £1.50 per return journey.

Staff who travel to the University by train are able to purchase an Annual Corporate Season Rail Ticket and get an interest free loan paid by back via easy monthly repayments from their salary, 12 weeks free travel and tickets can be used anytime, including weekends.