Durham station
North Road
County Durham

Station information


Staffing level

Part time

Cash Machines

Baby Changing


Self-Service Fastticket


Step Free Access

This station has step free access to all platforms.

This station is a category A station according to the Office of Rail and Road station classification system https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955.

Interchange between the platforms is via a subway. Lift access available to the subway from both platforms. Durham has two RNIB 'Maps for All' - one is located on the southbound side inside the portico as you approach the Travel Centre. The second is located on the northbound side to the left of the waiting room entrance doors beside the taxi rank.

Accessible Ticket Machines

Accessible Booking Office Counter

DDA compliant counter is available during Travel Centre opening times

Staff Help Available

Opening hours
Monday - Friday
24 Hours a Day
24 Hours a Day
07:00 - 23:59

Seated Area

Customer Help Points

Waiting Room

This station has heated waiting rooms available. Seating is available at an accessible height in the waiting room and on platforms

Waiting 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


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.

Wheelchairs Available

Ramp For Train Access

Induction Loop

Impaired Mobility Set Down

Car Parking

Car Parking

Station Car Park (Managed by LNER)

Spaces - 528


Short stay

Under 20 minutes: Free
Up to one hour
: £2.00
Between one and two hours: £3.50

Long stay

Peak Day (Monday to Friday before 9:30): £14.50
Off-peak (after 9:30 Monday to Friday and anytime Saturday and Sunday): £5.00
Long weekend (from 10:00 on Friday until 14:00 on Monday): £12
Weekly: £63.00
Monthly: £225.00
Three Months: £575.00
Annual: £1665.00


Bus/Travel link

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

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.

Travel centre opening hours

06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00

Four machines on Southbound platform and two Cash/Card machines on Northbound platform.

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