Ticket buying & collection
Four machines on Southbound platform and two Cash/Card machines on Northbound platform.
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This station has Secure Station Accreditation
Coffee shop, WHSmiths and a bar available for refreshments
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. Toilet opening hours are at all times that the station is open.
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
Station Car Park
Short Stay 30-60 mins - £2.50
Short Stay 61-120 mins - £4.50
Going away for a long weekend? Park from 10:00 on Friday until 14:00 on Monday for just £12.
Simply purchase your ticket at the car park on the day.
North end of Platforms 1 and 2
Pick Up / Drop Off in the station car park.
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.
Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here
Available during Travel Centre opening times
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.
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.
Staff can deploy station ramps at all times when trains are operating through this station to help customers who need step-free access board any train at this station. Where in circumstances beyond our control station staff are not available, on train staff can deploy the on board ramp if necessary.
Saturday 24 hours
Sunday 6:00 AM to 10:59 PM
When arriving for booked or turn-up-and-go assistance, the meeting point is the Ticket Office. Staff are available to provide Passenger Assist at all times that trains are operating for customers who have booked or who travel as turn-up-and-go. Assistance is available both to board/alight trains and also navigating around the station.
We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.
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