Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Darlington

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Cheapest

£14

Average

£16

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Darlington will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.

Cheapest
16:25Manchester2h40 19:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£141One-way
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15:45Manchester, Airport3h20 19:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£141One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:35Manchester2h30 16:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£171One-way
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05:25Manchester2h50 08:15Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£171One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:50Manchester, Airport3h25 08:15Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£171One-way

Bus Timetable Manchester to Darlington

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04:50Manchester, Airport3h25 08:15Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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05:25Manchester2h50 08:15Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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09:25Manchester, Airport3h25 12:50Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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10:10Manchester2h40 12:50Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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12:55Manchester, Airport3h10 16:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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13:35Manchester2h30 16:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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15:45Manchester, Airport3h20 19:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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16:25Manchester2h40 19:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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Bus times from Manchester to Darlington

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

3 h

Buses per day

8

Distance

124 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Manchester for Darlington every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 124 km distance in an average of 3 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
13:35Manchester2h30 16:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£171One-way
2nd Fastest
16:25Manchester2h40 19:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£141One-way
2nd Fastest
10:10Manchester2h40 12:50Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£171One-way
05:25Manchester2h50 08:15Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£171One-way
12:55Manchester, Airport3h10 16:05Middlesbrough, Newport Road
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£171One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Darlington

distanceDistance77 miles (124 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£13 (€15)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Darlington cover the 77 miles (124 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £13, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Darlington, Darlington.

Coach companies: National Express coaches between Manchester and Darlington

Travel from Manchester to Darlington from £11 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Manchester to Darlington, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets to Darlington from Manchester and when travelling by coach:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Darlington from Manchester

    Take the bus to Darlington easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Darlington.
    FAQs

    What is the cost of cheap coaches between Manchester and Darlington?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Darlington from Manchester to cost as little as £11  in the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a coach ticket from Manchester to Darlington on average?

    If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Darlington coach prices are on average £13  one way.

    What is the distance to Darlington from Manchester via coach?

    The coach distance from Manchester to Darlington is around 77 miles (124 km).

    What is the average Manchester to Darlington coach duration?

    On average the Manchester to Darlington coach time is 2 h 40 min  covering the 77 miles (124 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    Which coach station from Manchester to Darlington do I depart from? Which Darlington coach station from Manchester do I arrive in?

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Darlington, Darlington.

    Where is the coach station in Manchester? Where is the coach station in Darlington?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Darlington, Darlington, located 0.1 miles (218 m) away from the city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from Manchester to Darlington?

    If you're looking for coaches from Manchester to Darlington, you can rely on National Express to get you to Darlington. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Manchester to Darlington trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Can I buy a direct coach from Manchester to Darlington?

    Yes, you can find a direct coach from Manchester to Darlington with Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

    What are the first and last departure coach times from Manchester to Darlington?

    The first coach from Manchester to Darlington leaves at 09: 35   and the last coach for this leaves at 16: 25. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Darlington times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

    How early should I buy Manchester to Darlington coach tickets to get the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase coach tickets from Manchester to Darlington within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £13 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Manchester to Darlington a few months in advance.