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Exeter - Durham Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

4 trains operate daily from Exeter to Durham. The train trip from Exeter to Durham is usually about 13 minutes long. However, be prepared just in case your train arrives slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance11 mi (17 km)
Fastest train0h 13m
Lowest price$9.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Downeaster
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Exeter to Durham?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Exeter to Durham was $9.00. This is a fantastic deal for train travel. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Durham if you book your train tickets at least 11 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $4.64.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Exeter to Durham stay pretty consistent throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $5 regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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The average price of train tickets from Exeter to Durham is pretty stable year-round. However, we still suggest buying your train tickets at least 48 hours prior to departure to avoid unexpected price hikes and the possibility of the train being sold out.

Which train should you take from Exeter to Durham?

2 train services operate from Exeter to Durham. Amtrak Downeaster usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 13m$15.50
Amtrak Downeaster40h 14m$13.16
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Exeter to Durham every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $14.

  • The Amtrak Downeaster provides passenger rail service in New England along the northeastern seaboard. The line is especially popular in the summer months for coastal getaways, and in the fall to see the incredible foliage along the train route. Choose between Coach Class or Business Class, the latter offering more comfortable seating, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, and a more flexible ticket cancellation policy. All passengers are treated to free onboard WiFi and access to the cafe car to buy a snack or coffee. The Downeaster runs 4 trips from Exeter to Durham each day, and with ticket prices starting at just $9, this is one of the most affordable trains in the United States.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Exeter and Durham is approximately 11 miles, or 17 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Durham.

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Exeter to Durham. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Friday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Exeter at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Exeter to Durham.

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

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Exeter?

Main departure station: 60 Lincoln St at Railroad Ave

There is one train station in Exeter.

All train stations in Exeter:

  • 60 Lincoln St at Railroad Ave

Where is the train station in Durham?

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

Durham has one train station.

All train stations in Durham:

  • UNH Durham Transit Ctr - 3 Depot Rd

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