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 Darlington to Edinburgh will cost around £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 21.
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1 h 55 m
2 h 3 m
Trains per day
Of the 40 trains that leave Darlington for Edinburgh every day 37 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 190 km distance in an average of 2 h 3 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 55 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 15 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.
|Distance||117 miles (189 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 59 min|
|Average train ticket price||£35 (€40)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Darlington to Edinburgh cover the 117 miles (189 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 59 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £35, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Darlington and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
You can travel by train between Darlington and Edinburgh with CrossCountry for as low as £27. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Darlington to Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route to Edinburgh from Darlington with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Darlington to Edinburgh as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Darlington to Edinburgh train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Edinburgh from Darlington on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 117 miles (189 km) journey from Darlington to Edinburgh with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
Darlington to Edinburgh train information with CrossCountry:
CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Darlington to Edinburgh are the following:
Edinburgh is just under 160 miles north of Darlington, the train line runs along the North Sea coastline for the second half of the route. The journey between Darlington and Edinburgh takes approximately 3 hours on a direct route, occasionally a change is required adding up to an hour to the total travel time. All trains depart from Darlington Train Station and arrive at Edinburgh Waverley Train Station. Trains from Darlington to Edinburgh run on average every 30-60 minutes from approximately 6:00 a.m. to around midnight. Virgin trains East Coast, Northern Rail and CrossCountry operate trains on this route.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Darlington and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Darlington, is located 0.2 miles (406 m) from the city centre of Darlington.
The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city centre of Edinburgh.
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