The cheapest trains from Darlington to London

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Cheapest

£50

Average

£76

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 London will cost around £ 76 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.

Cheapest
10:02Darlington2h38 12:40London Kings Cross
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£501One-way
08:59Darlington2h40 11:39London Kings Cross
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£561One-way
09:27Darlington2h22 11:49London Kings Cross
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£701One-way
08:02Darlington2h39 10:41London Kings Cross
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£961One-way
08:30Darlington2h23 10:53London Kings Cross
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£1061One-way

Timetable Darlington to London

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08:02Darlington2h39 10:41London Kings Cross
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08:30Darlington2h23 10:53London Kings Cross
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08:59Darlington2h40 11:39London Kings Cross
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09:27Darlington2h22 11:49London Kings Cross
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10:02Darlington2h38 12:40London Kings Cross
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Mon
18 Oct
£78London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
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Tue
19 Oct
£50London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£89Loganair
Wed
20 Oct
£50London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£89Loganair
Thu
21 Oct
£61London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£89Loganair
Fri
22 Oct
£78London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£89Loganair
Sat
23 Oct
£97London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£89Loganair
Sun
24 Oct
£61London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£89Loganair
Mon
25 Oct
£78London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£89Loganair
Tue
26 Oct
£78London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£66British Airways
Wed
27 Oct
£78London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£89Loganair
Thu
28 Oct
£78London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£89Loganair
Fri
29 Oct
£78London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£41British Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£50London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£89Loganair
Sun
31 Oct
£27London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£86British Airways
Mon
1 Nov
£50London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£72British Airways
Tue
2 Nov
£40London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£86British Airways
Wed
3 Nov
£50London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£45British Airways
Thu
4 Nov
£45London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£86British Airways
Fri
5 Nov
£41London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£69British Airways
Sat
6 Nov
£50London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£89Loganair
Sun
7 Nov
£40London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
£80British Airways

The fastest trains from Darlington to London

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 22 m

Average

2 h 32 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

349 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Darlington for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 349 km distance in an average of 2 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 40 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
09:27Darlington2h22 11:49London Kings Cross
0 changes
£701One-way
08:30Darlington2h23 10:53London Kings Cross
0 changes
£1061One-way
10:02Darlington2h38 12:40London Kings Cross
0 changes
£501One-way
08:02Darlington2h39 10:41London Kings Cross
0 changes
£961One-way
08:59Darlington2h40 11:39London Kings Cross
0 changes
£561One-way

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Train Information from Darlington to London

distanceDistance216 miles (348 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£68 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Darlington to London cover the 216 miles (348 km) long route taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £50, but the average price of train tickets is £68. Travellers depart most frequently from Darlington and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Darlington to London

There are regular direct rail connections from Darlington station to London King's Cross on the East Coast Mainline. Weekday and Saturday timetables offer trains roughly every half hour from early morning until late evening, with most services taking a little over two and a half hours to reach the capital from the north-east. Indirect connections requiring one change of train en route offer frequent additional options for travellers on the route south.  

Which train companies travel from Darlington to London?

The majority of rail services between Darlington and London are provided by London North Eastern Railway (LNER). Some indirect services on this route also use  CrossCountry, First Transpennine Express and Grand Central services from Darlington with a change to LNER trains at York or Doncaster. 

How long is the train from Darlington to London?

The fastest train journeys from Darlington to London take 2 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 216 mile route south to London. Most services take 15 to 20 minutes longer, while some indirect connections take longer than three hours.

How many trains are there from Darlington to London?

The weekday schedule offers frequent direct trains from Darlington to London King's Cross, departing every half hour from the early morning and continuing throughout the day until just before 10:00 p.m. Sunday services are slightly reduced, with  a first departure from Darlington just after 8:00 a.m.  Indirect services requiring one change of train add numerous options to the daily timetable. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Darlington to London?

Departure train station: Darlington station is located  half a mile south-east of the city centre, served by bus stops on Victoria Road and Parkgate. The station has a taxi rank at the main entrance and the concourse offers  cash machines and a selection of cafes and shops.

Arrival train station: All trains from Darlington to London arrive at London King's Cross. Situated on the northern edge of central London, the station is readily serviced with numerous public transport links including bus stops on Euston Road and Underground connections on the Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan and Victoria lines. The modern concourse offers a variety of international restaurants,  supermarkets, cafes and the world-famous Harry Potter store. 

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Trains from Darlington to London
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train to London from Darlington cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to London from Darlington to cost as little as £50  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to London from Darlington?
The Darlington to London train ticket price is on average £68  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance between Darlington and London via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to London from Darlington via train to be approximately 216 miles (348 km).
How long does it take from Darlington to London by train?
On average the Darlington to London train time is 2 h 22 min  covering the 216 miles (348 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Darlington to London train leave from? Which London train station do I come into from Darlington?

Omio customers book a train from Darlington   to London Victoria   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Darlington? Where is the train station in London?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Darlington, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Darlington.

The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of London.

What train companies go from Darlington to London?
Take the Darlington to London train with London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to London from Darlington as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Darlington to London?
Yes, there are 17 direct trains per day between Darlington and London, and you can find a direct train for this route with London North Eastern Railway  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services per day are there between Darlington and London?
On average, there are 17 trains a day from Darlington to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Darlington to London?
If you prefer early morning trains from Darlington to London, the first train leaves at 07: 19. If you prefer late night trains from Darlington to London, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 03. Omio shows you the latest train from Darlington to London times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Darlington to London to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Darlington to London is on average £68 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to London from Darlington available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Darlington
London
The major railway station for departures from Darlington is Darlington. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Darlington for your trip from Darlington to London.