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Durham - New York Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 6 daily train trips available from Durham to New York. Traveling by train from Durham to New York usually takes 7 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 6 hours and 28 minutes.

Distance230 mi (371 km)
Fastest train6h 28m
Lowest price$55.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Durham to New York?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Durham, NH to New York, NY was $95.59. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 29 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $95.72 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Average prices by travel date

$210$140$70JulJul

The average cost of a one-way train trip from Durham to New York is expected to fluctuate between $77 and $200 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to New York in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Durham is $87.

Monthly avg. prices

$175$140$105$70$35ASONDJFMAMJJ
Ticket prices for the train from Durham to New York often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $99. If you're thinking of traveling from Durham to New York during November, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $163 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in November, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

If you're looking to save on your train trip from Durham to New York, book online with Wanderu at least 29 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $95.72 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Durham to New York?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Durham to New York. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak67h 49m$127.91
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 6 Amtrak trains from Durham to New York every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $55.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Durham and New York is approximately 230 miles, or 371 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 28 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Trains from Durham to New York are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs Durham at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Durham.

City Information

Durham

Durham is a city on the Oyster River in New Hampshire. It was initially known as the Parish of Oyster River, but was later renamed after the historic city of Durham, England. The area has over 800 acres of parkland, which you can enjoy via hiking and biking trails. The town has excellent restaurants and bars, particularly in the area surrounding the University of New Hampshire. New England is also popular for golf, and you'll find multiple courses just a short distance from the city. Take a trip to the New England coast at Wallis Sands or go kayaking on the Oyster River.

The quickest way to get to Durham by air is via the nearby Portsmouth Peas Airport. The UNH station is also the city's main transport stop for Amtrak Downeaster trains which run throughout the day, from which you can reach cities like Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington.

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Durham?

Main departure station: UNH Durham Transit Ctr - 3 Depot Rd

There is one train station in Durham.

All train stations in Durham:

  • UNH Durham Transit Ctr - 3 Depot Rd

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main arrival station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

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